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She went a little further till she met a rat, and she said:
Pray, rat, gnaw rope;
She met a cat, and she said:
Pray, cat, kill rat;
Fire won't burn stick,
The cat said: “If you will get me a saucer of milk from the cow in yonder field, I will kill the rat.'
So the old woman went to the cow, and said: “Cow, cow, will you give me a saucer of milk? ” And the cow said: “If
you me a bucket of water from yonder brook, I will give you the milk.”
And the old woman took the bucket to the brook, but all the water rushed out through the holes in the bottom.
So she filled up the holes with stones, got the water, and took it to the cow, who at once gave her the saucer of
milk. Then the old woman gave the
The cat began to kill the rat,
that night with her pig.
LITTLE Bo-Peep has
lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find
Leave them alone, and they 'll
come home, And bring their tails behind them.
Little Bo-Peep fell fast asleep,
she took her little crook, Determined for to find them; She found them indeed, but it made her
heart bleed, For they 'd left all their tails behind 'em!
It happened one day, as Bo-Peep did
She heaved a sigh and wiped her eye,