Book of rhymes, jingles and ditties

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Charles Henry Bennett
J. Miller, 1866 - 64 pages
 

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Page 42 - There was an old woman who lived In a shoe, She had so many children, she didn't know what to do.
Page 28 - Twas built in a wood, Where an owl at the door For sentinel stood. This is her son Jack, A plain-looking lad, He is not very good, Nor yet very bad. She sent him to market, A live goose he bought, Here, mother...
Page 2 - As I was going to St. Ives, I met a man with seven wives, Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits — Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, How many were going to St. Ives?
Page 27 - One misty, moisty morning, When cloudy was the weather, I chanced to meet an old man clothed all in leather. He began to compliment, and I began to grin, How do you do, and how do you do?
Page 34 - I R)BIN and Richard were two pretty men, They lay in bed till the clock struck ten: Then up starts Robin, and looks at the sky, 'Oh! brother Richard, the sun's very high, The bull's in the barn threshing the corn; The cock's on the dunghill blowing his horn.
Page 43 - There was an old woman, and what do you think? She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink; Victuals and drink were the whole of her diet, And yet this old woman would never be quiet.
Page 17 - Rockabye Baby, on the tree top, When the wind blows the cradle will rock, When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, Down will come baby, cradle and all.
Page 35 - Humpty together again. ide a cockhorse to Banbury Cross, To see a fine lady upon a white horse; With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, She shall have music wherever she goes.
Page 44 - THERE WAS A MAN IN OUR TOWN. There was a man in our town, And he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a bramble bush, And scratched out both his eyes : And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into another bush, And scratched them in again.
Page 44 - THERE was an old woman lived under a hill, And if she's not gone, she lives there still.

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