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When quick from the saucepan the
pudding jumped out, And danced in the sand on the floor. The dame began laughing, the parrot
laughed too; The pudding bounced open the door ; The door being open, Poll out of it
flew, And they feared they should see her
no more. Poll flew with her prize to the top of a
tree; Gaffer pelted with dirt and with stones; When Goody, enraged that the parrot
was free, Protested she'd break all his bones. Gaffer went in a rage, and he did not
keep cool, He said he would go for his gun; And a host of young urchins, returning
Poll wickedly into a pond dropped the
wig, By the side of which grew a tall tree; Gaffer cut a long bough, and fished for his wig;
[glee. The boys danced ard shouted with At last Gaffer managed to hook out
his wig, Which suspended his desperate rage; Jack struck up a tune, and they all
danced a jig, And the parrot flew back to her cage.
HE cuckoo is a bonny bird,
He sings as he flies ;
He tells us no lies.
To make his voice clear ;
Till the spring time is near.
HE girl in the lane, that couldn't
speak plain, Cried gobble, gobble, gobble: The man on the hill, that
couldn't stand still, Went hobble, hobble, hobble.
HE lion and the unicorn 100). Were fighting for the crown; On The lion beat the unicorn
All round about the town.
Some gave them brown,
And sent them out of town.