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AN you make me a cambric shirt,
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and

thyme,
Without any seam or needle

work? And you shall be a true lover

of mine.
Can you wash it in yonder well,

Parsley, etc.
Where never sprung water, nor

rain ever fell ?
And you, etc.
Can you dry it on yonder thorn,

Parsley, etc.
Which never bore blossom since

Adam was born ?

And you, etc, Now you have ask'd me questions three,

Parsley, etc. I hope you'll answer as many for me,

And you, etc.

Can you find me an acre of land,

Parsley, etc. Between the salt water and the sea

sand ? And you, etc. Can you plough it with a ram's horn,

Parsley, etc. And sow it all over with one pepper

corn ? And you, etc. Can you reap it with a sickle of leather,

Parsley, etc. And bind it up with a peacock’s feather?

And you, etc.

When you have done and finished your

work, Parsley, etc. Then come to me for your cambric

shirt,
And you, etc.

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LAP hands all together,

Clap hands away,
This is the way we clap our

hands
Upon a holiday

FALOCK a doodle doo !

My dame has lost her shoe;
Master's broke his fiddling stick,
And don't know what to do.

OLD and raw the north wind

doth blow,

Bleak in the morning early ; All the hills are covered with

snow, And winter's now come fairly.

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OME, let's to bed,” says Sleepy

head; “Let's stay awhile,” says

Slow :
“Put on the pot,” says Greedy-

sot,
“We'll sup before we go.”

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ROSS patch, draw the latch.

Sit by the fire and spin ;
Take a cup, and drink it up,

Then call your neighbours in.

USHY cow bonny, let down thy

milk,
And I will give thee a gown of

silk :

A gown of silk and a silver tee, If thou wilt let down thy milk to me."

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to town,

In a yellow petticoat, and a

green gown.

ROXANCE, little baby, dance up high, e Never mind, baby, mother is

by; opertine Crow and caper, caper and crow,

There, little baby, there you

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Up to the ceiling, down to the

ground,
Backwards and forwards,

round and round;
Dance, little baby, and mother to

will sing,
With the merry coral, ding, ding,

ding !

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