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“Oh, then,” says Parson Rook,
“Who gives this maid away?” “I do,” says the Goldfinch,
“And her fortune I will pay.” “ And will you have her, Robin,
To be your wedded wife ? ” “Yes, I will,” says Robin,
“And love her all my life ! ” “And you will have him, Jenny,
Your husband now to be ? ' “Yes, I will,” says Jemy,
“ And love him heartily!” Then on her finger fair
Cock Robin put the ring; “ You ’re married now,” says Parson Rook :
While aloud the Lark did sing.
The birds were asked to dine
Not Jenny's friends alone, But every pretty songster
That had Cock Robin known.
Besides some currant-wine,
That sumptuous they might dine.
To cat or to drink; And every one said what
He happened to think.