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Some mice sat in a barn to spin; Puss came by, Puss peeped in. “Shall I come in and cut your threads
off ?' “Oh, no, kind sir! you will snap our
What are little boys made of, made of?
of, made of. What are little girls made of, made of,
made of ? Sugar and spice, and all that's nice; And that's what little girls are made of, made of.
THE OLD WOMAN AND HER EGGS
THERE was an old woman, as I've
heard tell, She went to the market her eggs for
to sell; She went to the market, all on a market
day, And she fell asleep on the King's high
There came a little peddler, his name it
was Stout, He cut off her petticoats all round about; He cut off her petticoats up to her knees, Until this old woman began for to
When the little old woman began to
awake, She began to shiver, and she began to shake;
Her knees began to freeze, and she
began to cry, “O lawk! oh mercy on me! this surely
can't be I.
“ If it be not I, as I suppose it be,
, I have a little dog at home, and he
knows me; If it be I, he will wag his little tail, But if it be not I, he 'll bark and he'll
Up jump'd the little woman, all in the
dark, Up jump'd the little dog, and he began
to bark; He began to bark, and she began to cry, “ O lawk! oh mercy on me! I see it is
Bat, bat, come under my hat,
LITTLE Miss Muffet,
plough; If you want to warm hands, warm hands now.