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THE man in the moon

Came tumbling down,
And asked his way to Norwich;

He went by the south,

And burnt his mouth,
Whilst supping hot pease-porridge.

THE KILLING OF THE CALF.

JOHNNIE ARMSTRONG had a calf,
Peter Henderson got the half,
Willie Wilkinson got the head :
Ring the bell ! the calf is dead.

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THE WARLIKE DOINGS OF THE KING

OF FRANCE AND HIS MEN.

THE King of France and forty thousand men, They drew their swords and put them up again.

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF

THE GRAY MARE.

John Cook had a little gray mare, he, haw, hum, Her back stood up and her bones were bare, he,

haw, hum; John Cook was riding up Shuter's bank, he, haw,

hum, And there his nag did kick and prank, he, haw, hum. John Cook was riding up Shuter's hill, he, haw, hum, His mare fell down and made her will, he, haw, hum ;

The bridle and saddle were laid on a shelf, he, haw,

hum; If you want any more, you make it yourself, he, haw,

hum.

THE KING OF FRANCE AND THE KING

OF SPAIN.

THE King of France, with twenty thousand men,
Went up the hill and then came down again ;
The King of Spain, with twenty thousand more,
Climbed the same hill the French had climbed

before!

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The Mouse AND THE CAT.

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DAPPLE GRAY, THE HOBBY HORSE.

I HAD a little hobby horse,

His name was Dapple Gray;
His head was made of pea-straw,

His tail was made of hay.

THE MOUSE AND THE CAT. A TITTY-MOUSE sat in the witty to spin, Pussy came to her, and bade her “Good e'en :" “Oh, what are you doing, my little 'oman ?" “A spinning a doublet for my gude man.” “Then shall I come to thee and wind up thy thread?” "Oh, no, Mistress Puss, you'll bite off my head.”

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