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" The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the crown: The Lion beat the Unicorn all round the town. Some gave them white bread, some gave them brown: Some gave them plum-cake and drummed them out of town. "
An Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, and Nursery Rhymes - Page 251
by John Bellenden Ker - 1837
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...we'll go, And sleep thegither at the foot, John Anderson my jo. BuitNs. The Lion and the Unicorn. The lion and the unicorn Were fighting for the crown ; . The lion beat the unicorn All round the town. Some gave him white bread ; Some gave him brown ; Some gave him plum-cake, And sent him out...
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The Only True Mother Goose Melodies: Without Addition Or Abridgement ...

Children's poetry - 1833 - 88 pages
...some to the rock, Some to make hay, and some to shell corn, And you and I will keep the bed warm. The Lion and the Unicorn Were fighting for the crown — The lion beat the unicorn AU about the town.. Some gave them white bread, And some gave them brown, Some gave them plum-cake,...
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The Early Naval Ballads of England, Issue 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Ballads, English - 1841 - 144 pages
...the sport ? The bargain's bad in every part — The wife's the worst ; drive on the cart !" XLII. THE lion and the unicorn, Were fighting for the crown...Some gave him plum cake, And sent him out of town. XLIII. DOCTOR Faustus was a good man, He whipt his children now and then ; When he whipp'd them he...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...the sport ? The bargain's bad in every part — The wife's the worst ; drive on the cart !" XLII. THE lion and the unicorn, Were fighting for the crown...Some gave him plum cake, And sent him out of town. XLIII. DOCTOR Faustus was a good man, He whipt his children now and then ; When he whipp'd them he...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the Middle ..., Volume 4

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...the sport ? The bargain's bad in every part — The wife's the worst ; drive on the cart !" XLII. THE lion and the unicorn, Were fighting for the crown...Some gave him plum cake, And sent him out of town. XLIII. DOCTOR Faustus was a good man, He whipt his children now and then ; When he whipp'd them he...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England: Obtained Principally from Oral Tradition

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Children's poetry, English - 1843 - 259 pages
...prevent the sport ? The bargain's bad in every part — The wife's the worst ; drive on the cart !" THE lion and the unicorn, Were fighting for the crown...All round about the town. Some gave him white bread, And some gave him brown ; Some gave him plum cake, And sent him out of town. LIV. DOCTOR Faustus was...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1846
...LITTLE Tommy Tittlemouse Lived in a little house; He caught fishes In other men's ditches. LV. LVI. THE lion and the unicorn Were fighting for the crown;...beat the unicorn All round about the town. Some gave them white bread, And some gave them brown ; Some gave them plum-cake, And sent them out of town. LVII....
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes Complete: From the Creation of the World to the ...

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 252 pages
...Bryan O'Lin. 52. THERE was a rat, for want of stairs, Came down the rope to say his prayers. 53. THE lion and the unicorn Were fighting for the crown ;...beat the unicorn All round about the town. Some gave them white bread, And some gave them brown ; Some gave them plum-cake, And sent them out of town. 54....
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1908
...distich in question forms the opening of an old song, the first verse of which is as follows : — The lion and the unicorn were fighting for the crown ; The lion beat the unicorn all round the town. Some pave them white bread, and some gave them brown ; Some gave them plum cake and drummed...
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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis contexuerunt tres ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - Classical languages - 1850 - 328 pages
...we'll go, And sleep thegither at the foot, John Anderson my jo. BURNS. The Lion and the Unicorn. The lion and the unicorn Were fighting for the crown ; The lion beat the unicorn All round the town. Some gave him white bread ; Some gave him brown ; Some gave him plum-cake, And sent him out...
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