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Tu whu, says the owl;
Caw, caw, says the crow; Quack, quack, says the duck;
And what sparrows say, you know.
So, with sparrows and owls,
With rats and with dogs, With ducks and with crows,
With cats and with hogs,
A fine song I have made,
To please you, my dear; And if it's well sung,
'T will be charming to hear.
IDE a cock-horse to Banbury Cross,
To see an old lady upon a white horse ; Rings on her fingers, and bells on her toes, And so she makes music wherever she goes.
, dumpling, my boy John
Went to bed with his stockings on;
S I went through the garden-gap,
Who should I meet but Dick Redcap! A stick in his hand, a stone in his throat, If you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a
S I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives :
CAT came fiddling out of a barn,
With a pair of bag-pipes under her arm; She could sing nothing but fiddle-cum-fee, The mouse has married the humble bee : Pipe cat,—dance, mouse; We'll have a wedding at our good house.
USSY cat, pussy cat, where have you been?
I've been up to London to look at the Queen. Pussy cat, pussy cat, what did you there? I frighten’d a little mouse under the chair.
COME, my children, come away,
For the sun shines bright to-day ; Little children, come with me, Birds, and brooks, and posies see; Get your hats, and come away, For it is a pleasant day.
Every thing is laughing, singing,
Bring the hoop, and bring the ball,
And his bullets were made of lead;
And knocked it off his head.
HAD a little dog, and they called him Buff,
I sent him to the shop to buy me some snuff;