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" 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. "
Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties - Page 45
edited by - 1866 - 64 pages
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1809
...me, as I read lately the ballad or romance of the Restless Old Woman, which runs in this way. There was an old woman, and what do you think ? She lived...drink; Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet ; And yet this old woman she never was quiet. Concerning this performance there can be but one opinion....
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 6

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...me, as I read lately the ballad or romance of the Restless Old Woman, which runs in this way. There was an old woman, and what do you think ? She lived upon nothing hut victuals and drink; Victuals and drink were the chief of herdiet ; And yet this old woman she never...
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The Only True Mother Goose Melodies: Without Addition Or Abridgement ...

Children's poetry - 1833 - 88 pages
...fall, Down tumble cradle and baby and all. There was ».n old woman, and what do you think ? She liv'J upon nothing — but victuals and drink : Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old lady scarce ever was quiet. CS288S25 Great A., little a, bouncing Jt>, The Cat's in...
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Paulding's Works, Volume 4

James Kirke Paulding - 1834
...to the Chancellor Oxenstiern. CHAPTER III. "There was an old woman, and what do you think? She liv'd upon nothing but victuals and drink : Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old lady could never be quiet." Mother Goose's Melodies. Now the long shadows of the trees...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 37

1835
...minuteness of Denner. For who can doubt the identity of the " grumbling old woman ? " " There lived an old woman, and what do you think, She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink. And though victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, Yet the grumbling old woman would never be...
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An Essay on the Archaeology of Our Popular Phrases, and Nursery Rhymes, Volume 1

John Bellenden Ker - English language - 1837
...finery, and the same word at bottom with our toys. Gaé, gode, a partner, equal sharer. 28. — There was an old woman, and what do you think ? She lived...drink. Victuals and drink were, the chief of her diet, And yet this old woman could never be quiet. Daer wo aes een Ouwel-wije-hummend, end wo aet toe die...
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The Fairy Bower, Or The History of a Month: A Tale for Young People

Harriet Elizabeth Mozley - Children's stories - 1841 - 386 pages
...her nurse so well satisfied in their situations, and will pass on a few hours. CHAPTER XLVII. There was an old woman, and what do you think ? She lived...drink ; Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old woman could never he quiet. Nursery Rhyme. " MY dear," said Mr. Ward, putting in his...
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The Early Naval Ballads of England, Issue 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Ballads, English - 1841 - 144 pages
...[The conclusion of the following resembles a verse in the nursery history of Mother Hubbard.] THERE was an old woman and what do you think ? She lived...drink. Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old woman could never be quiet. K She went to the baker, to buy her some bread, And when...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...[The conclusion of the following resembles a verse in the nursery history of Mother Hubbard.] THERE was an old woman and what do you think ? She lived...drink. Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old woman could never be quiet. K She went to the baker, to buy her some bread, And when...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the Middle ..., Volume 4

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...[The conclusion of the following resembles a verse in tbu nursery history of Mother Hubbard.] THERE was an old woman and what do you think ? She lived...drink. Victuals and drink were the chief of her diet, And yet this old woman could never be quiet. K She went to the baker, to buy her some bread, And when...
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