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She went to the fruiterer's

To buy him some fruit; But when she came back,

He was playing the flute.

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She went to the tailor's

To buy him a coat; But when she came back,

He was riding a goat.

She went to the cobbler's

To buy him some shoes; But when she came back, He was reading the news.

She went to the sempstress'

To buy him some linen; But when she came back,

The dog was a-spinning.

She went to the hosier's

To buy him some hose; But when she came back,

He was dressed in his clothes.

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The dame made a curtsy,

The dog made a bow; The dame said, “Your servant,” The dog said, “ Bow, wow.”

The wonderful dog

Was Dame Hubbard's delight;
He could sing, he could dance,

He could read, he could write.

She gave him rich dainties,

Whenever he fed ;
And erected a monument

When he was dead.

I'll tell you a story

About Jack a Nory,-
And now my story 's begun.

I 'll tell you another

About his brother,

And now my story is done. The King of France went up the hill,

With twenty thousand men ; The King of France came down the hill, And ne'er went up again.

London bridge is broken down,

Dance over, my Lady Lee; London bridge is broken down,

With a gay lady.

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How shall we build it up again?

Dance over, my Lady Lee; How shall we build it up again?

With a gay lady.

Build it up with silver and gold,

Dance over, my Lady Lee; Build it over with silver and gold,

With a gay lady.

Silver and gold will be stolen away, Dance over, my Lady Lee;

Silver and gold may be stolen away,

With a gay lady.

Build it up with iron and steel,

Dance over, my Lady Lee; Build it up with iron and steel,

With a gay lady.

Iron and steel will bend and bow,

Dance over, my Lady Lee;
Iron and steel will bend and bow,

With a gay lady.

Build it up with wood and clay,

Dance over, my Lady Lee; Build it up with wood and clay,

With a gay lady.

Wood and clay will wash away,

Dance over, my Lady Lee; Wood and clay will wash away, With a gay lady.

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