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OLD MOTHER HUBBARD.
She went to the fruiterer's,
To get him some fruit; And when she came back,
He was playing the flute.
To get him a coat;
He was riding a goat.
To buy him some shoes ; And when she came back,
He was reading the news. She went to the sempstress',
To buy him some linen; And when she came back,
The dog was spinning. She went to the hosier's,
To buy him some hose; And when she came back,
He was dressed in his clothes.
The dog made a bow;
The dog said, “Bow wow!"
THE OLD MAN AND HIS CALF.
THERE was an old man,
And that's half;
And that's all.
As I was going up Pippin hill,
Pippin hill was dirty,
And she dropped me a curtsy.
Blessings light upon you!
I'd spend it all upon you !
A LITTLE MAID'S ANSWER TO
A LITTLE MAN.
THERE was a little man,
And he said, “Little maid, will you wed, wed, wed?
For least said is soonest mended, ded, ded, ded."
“But what shall we have for to eat, eat, eat?
ROBIN AND RICHARD. ROBIN and Richard
Were two pretty men; They lay in bed
Till the clock struck ten. Then up starts Robin,
And looks at the sky: “Oh, brother Richard,
The sun is very high. “You go before,
With your bottle and bag, And I will come after
On little Jack Nag."
New Brooms! 0!
NEW BROOMS! O! THERE was an old man, and he lived in a wood,
And his lazy son Jack would snooze till noon; Nor followed his trade, although it was good, With a bill and a stump for making of brooms,
Green brooms, With a bill and a stump for making of brooms.
One morn in a passion, and sore with vexation,
He swore he would fire the room,
Then Jack he arose, and slipped on his clothes,
And away to the wood very soon, Where he made up his pack, and put it on his back, Crying, “Maids, do you want any brooms?
Green brooms ?" Crying, “Maids, do you want any brooms ?"