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" Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he: He called for his pipe, And he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. "
Journeys Through Bookland - Page 60
by Charles H. Sylvester - 1922
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Herod and Mariamne: A Tragedy

Amélie (Rives) Chanler Troubetzkoy, Amélie Rives - 1888 - 158 pages
...not appear in the earlier version which Halliwell refers to the seventeenth century : Good King Cole, He called for his bowl And he called for his fiddlers three : And there was fiddle-fiddle, And twice fiddle-fiddle, For 'twas my lady's birthday ; Therefore we...
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Aeneidea, Or, Critical, Exegetical, and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis ...

James Henry - 1889
...let him or no ; " and " Malhrouk he went to the barber, the barber [A* ?] wasn't at home ; " and " old king Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ; he called for his pipe, and he tailed for his bowl, and he called for his harpers three ; " in the last of which not only the "he"...
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Mother Goose

Arthur Rackham - Juvenile Fiction - 1994 - 124 pages
...went the fiddlers. Oh, there's none so rare, As can compare With King Cole and his fiddlers three! Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old...And he called for his bowl, And he called for his harpers three. Now every harper, he had a harp, And a very fine harp had he; Twang, twang, twang, went...
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The Careful Writer

Theodore M. Bernstein - Education - 1995 - 487 pages
...or phrases of the structure of the first. It is most simply illustrated by the nursery rhyme line, "Old King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he." Chiasmus is quite common in the Bible: "We have made a covenant with death and with hell are we at...
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How to Sparkle at Nursery Rhymes

Jo Laurence - 1996
...said, "What a good boy am I!" He stuck in his thumb And pulled out a plum Eating his Christmas pie; Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he; He called jor this pipe, And he called jor his drum, And he called jor his jiddlers three. Circle tkc word tkat...
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Francis and the Biograph Girl: A Play

Cassi Harris - 1997 - 86 pages
...remember. So he wrote ya's a letter. (She cheerfully fumbles back into the bag.) "Oh, St. Aloycious was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he... " KIT. The old man died? RUBY. We buried him outside'a Bean Blossom. With the rest'a his kinfolk. KIT....
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CESPI: Comprehensive Early Stimulation Program for Infants : Instruction Manual

Altagracia A. Santana - Children with disabilities - 1998 - 72 pages
...included to facilitate fine motor skills, as child uses fingers and hands to imitate playing instruments. Old King Cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he. He called for his pipe, he called for his drum and he called for his fiddlers three. (Pantomime playing a flute, a drum, and...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing. Poor thing. Songs for the Nursery 1 1 So s I 17 Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old...And he called for his bowl, And he called for his tiddlers three. William King Useful Transactions in Philosophy 1 1 708-9) 18 Old Mother Hubbard Went...
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Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy

Joseph Balkoski - History - 1999 - 304 pages
...of the 175th, formerly the 5th Maryland Infantry, rewrote the words to an old British army tune: Now Old King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old...and he called for his bowl, And he called for his generals three. "The Army's shot to hell," said the generals, "What's my next command?" said the colonels,...
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Rhetorical Figures in Science

Jeanne Fahnestock - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 248 pages
...formula of word reversals in roughly equal phrasing. It appears in everything from nursery rhymes, "Old King Cole was a merry old soul / And a merry old soul was he," to advertising copy, "Our Flex is back, so we're back to Flex [a shampoo] ," to the most frequently...
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