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She went to market, 'twas on a market day,
[way. And she fell asleep on the king's highThere came a little pedlar, whose name
was Stout, He cut her petticoats all round about; Hecut her petticoats upabove her knees, Until her little knees began for to freeze. When the little woman began to awake, She began to shiver and she began to
shake; Her knees began to freeze, and she be
gan to cry, O dear! O mercy on me! this surely
can't be I. If it be not I, as I suppose it be, I have a little dog at home, and he
knows me; If it be I, he will wag his little tail, But if it be not I, he'll bark and he'll
Up jump'd the little woman, all in the
dark, Up jump'd the dog, and he began to
bark; The dog began to bark, and she began
to cry O dear?' O mercy on me! I see it is
CT HERE was a man of our town, 2 And he was wondrous wise:
He jump'd into a bramble bush,
eyes; And when he saw his eyes were out,
With all his might and main, He jump'd into another bush,
To scratch them in again.
HERE was a ship, a stately ship,
Set sail upon the main,
Ere she return'd again. Her sails were all of satin fine,
Her masts they were all gold;
Barley-sugar in the hold.
All skipping on the deck,
With collars round their neck.
With jacket on his back,
Sang, Quack, quack, quack.
Of wind and hail and rain ; The golden masts were broken,
The sails were torn in twain.
The fourteen little sailors were
All huddld on the decks,
Whereby to save their necks.
Must either drown or swim ; And they wept and pray'd him sorely,
For they'd no help but him. “ Then bestir yourselves,” he cried,
“And jump upon my back;' And he landed them all safely,
And sung, Quack, quack, quack.
HERE was an old man,
And that's half:
And that's all.