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DITTLE BO-PEEP,

LITTLE BO-PEEP'S REMEDY,

She heaved a sigh, and wiped her eye, And over the hillocks went race-o;

And tried what she could,

As a shepherdess should,
To stitch again each to its place-m.

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ONE fine summer morning a hen was picking peas in a farm-yard, under a pea-stack, when a pea fell on her head such a thump that she thought the sky was falling. And she thought she would go to the court and tell the king that the sky was falling : so she gaed, and she gaed, and she gaed, and she met a Cock.

And the Cock said :

"Where are you going to-day, Henny-penny ?" And she said,

“Oh, Cocky-locky, the sky is falling, and I am going to tell the King.".

And Cocky-locky said, -
“I will go with you, Henny-penny."

So Cocky-locky and Henny-penny, they gaed, and they gaed, and they gavd till they met a Duck,

So the Duck said,

“Where are you going to-day, Cocky-locky and Henny-penny ?!

And they said,

“Oh, Ducky-daddles, the sky is falling, and we are going to tell the King.”

And Ducky-daddles said, “I will go with you, Cocky-locky and Henny.

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penny."

So Ducky-daddles, and Cocky-locky, and Hennypenny they gaed, and they gaed, and they gaed till they met a Goose.

So the Goose said,-

"Where are you going to-day, Ducky-daddles, Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny ?”

And they said,

“Oh, Goosie-poosie, the sky is falling, and we are going to tell the King."

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And Goosie-poosie said,

“I will go with you, Ducky-daddles, Cockylocky, and Henny-penny.”

So Goosie-poosie, and Ducky-daddles, and Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny, they gaed, and they gaed, and they gaed till they met a Turkey.

So the Turkey said,

“Where are you going to-day, Goosie-poosie, Ducky-daddles, Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny ?”

And they said,

“Oh, Turky-lurky, the sky is falling, and we are going to tell the king."

And Turkey-lurky said,

"I will go with you, Goosie-poosie, Duckydaddles, Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny."

So Turky-lurky, and Goosie-poosie, and Duckycladdles, and Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny they gaed, and they gaed, and they gaed, till they met a Fox.

So the Fox said,

• Where are you going to-day, Turkey-lurky, Goosie-poosie, Ducky-daddles, Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny ?" .

And they said,

“Oh, Mister Fox, the sky is falling, and we are going to tell the King."

"And the Fox said, -

" Come with me, Turkey-lurky, Goosie-poosie, Ducky-daddles, Cocky-locky, and Henny-penny, and I will show you the road to the King's house."

So they all gaed, and they gaed, and they gaed, till they came to the Fox's hole, and the Fox took them all into his hole, and he and his young cubs eat up first poor Henny-penny, then poor Cockylocky, then poor Ducky-daddles, then poor Goosiepoosie, and then poor Turkey-lurky; and so they never got to the King to tell him that the sky had fallen on the head of poor Henny-penny.

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