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LITTLE JUMPING JOAN.
HERE am I, little jumping Joan:
When nobody's with me,
I'm always alone.

THE DEAF OLD WOMAN. "OLD woman, old woman, shall we go a-shearing?" Speak a little louder, sir; I'm very thick of

hearing?" “Old woman, old woman, shall I kiss you dearly ?” “Thank you, kind sir; I hear you very clearly.”

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LITTLE MAID, WHITHER GOEST THOU ?

“ LITTLE maid, little maid, whither goest thou ?" “Down in the forest to milk my

cow." “Shall I go with thee?" No, not now: When I send for thee, then come thou.”

NUMBER S.

[Spoken rapidly.
17, 16, 15,
14, 13, 12,
II, IO, 9,
8, 7, 6,

5, 4, 3.
The tenor of this tune plays merrily.

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GAY go up,

THE MERRY BELLS OF LONDON.

go up, and gay go down,
To ring the bells of London town.
“Bull's eyes and targets,"
Say the bells of St. Margaret's.
“Brick-bats and tiles,”
Say the bells of St. Giles'.

Halfpence and farthings,"
Say the bells of St. Martin's.
“Oranges and lemons,"
Say the bells of St. Clement's.

THE MERRY BELLS OF LONDON.

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" Pancake and fritters,"
Say the bells of St. Peter's.
“Two sticks and an apple,"
Say the bells at Whitechapel.
“Old Father Baldpate,"
Say the slow bells at Aldgate.
“ You owe me ten shillings,"
Say the bells of St. Helen's.
“When will you pay me?"
Say the bells at Old Bailey.
“When I shall grow rich,"
Say the bells at Shoreditch.
Pray, when will that be?"
Say the bells at Stepney.
“I am sure I don't know,"
Says the great bell at Bow.

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THE VALENTINE. THE rose is red; the violet's blue; Honey's sweet; and so are you. Thou art my love, and I am thine, I drew thee for my Valentine ; The lot was cast, and then I drew, And fortune said it should be

you.

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