The illustrated book of games, riddles & rhymes for home amusement

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T. Nelson and Sons, 1868 - 112 páginas

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Página 87 - Yon house, erected on the rising ground, With tempting aspect drew me from my road ; For plenty there a residence has found, And grandeur a magnificent abode. Hard is the fate of the...
Página 99 - Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses and all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again.
Página 87 - PITY the sorrows of a poor old man, Whose trembling limbs have borne him to your door ; Whose days are dwindled to the shortest span ; Oh ! give relie-t", and Heaven will bless your store.
Página 94 - That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the farmer sowing his corn That kept the cock that crowed in the morn That waked the priest all shaven and shorn That married the man all tattered and torn That kissed the maiden all forlorn That milked the cow with the crumpled horn That tossed the dog That worried the cat That killed the rat That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built.
Página 75 - SIMPLE Simon met a pieman Going to the fair; Says Simple Simon to the pieman, "Let me taste your ware." Says the pieman to Simple Simon, "Show me first your penny"; Says Simple Simon to the pieman. "Indeed I have not any." Simple Simon went a-fishing For to catch a whale; All the water he had got Was in his mother's pail. Simple Simon went to look If plums grew on a thistle; He pricked his fingers very much, Which made poor Simon whistle.
Página 71 - He rode till he came to my Lady Mouse hall, And there he did both knock and call, Cock me cary, &c. Quoth he, Miss Mouse, I'm come to thee, Kitty alone, &c.
Página 90 - This is the Cat that killed the Rat that ate the Malt that lay in the House that Jack built. This is the Dog that worried the Cat that killed the Rat that ate the Malt that lay in the House that Jack built.
Página 105 - As I was going to St. Ives, / I met a man with seven wives. / Each wife had seven sacks, / Each sack had seven cats, / Each cat had seven kits. / Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, / How many were going to St. Ives?
Página 74 - Says the pieman to Simple Simon, " Show me first your penny ; " Says Simple Simon to the pieman,
Página 107 - Flour of England, fruit of Spain, Met together in a shower of rain; Put in a bag tied round with a string, If you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a ring.

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