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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. "
Old Nursery songs, stories, and ballads - Page 20
by Old nursery songs - 1869
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The Living Age ..., Volume 44

1855
...daughter of that old King Cole of whom the song says, with such delicious and iterated emphasis, that he Was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ; whether she was daughter of a venerable potentate or of a joyous inn-keeper; whether she was born...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England: Collected Chiefly from Oral Tradition

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 240 pages
...185 18. RELICS . . . . . .189 19. LIFE AND DEATH OP TOM THUMB . . . 205 FIRST CLASS—HISTORICAL. 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. Every fiddler,...
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes, Tales, and Fables: A Gift for All Seasons

Lawrence Lovechild - Nursery rhymes - 1847 - 102 pages
...Christmas pie ; He put in his thumb, and pull'd out a plum, And said, What a good boy am I ! *5 50. ALD King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul...call'd for his fiddlers three. Every fiddler, he had a fine fiddle, And a very fine fiddle had he ; Twee tweedle dee, tweedle dee, went the fiddlers. Oh,...
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The Vauxhall comic song-book. Ed. by J.W. Sharp

Vauxhall comic song-book - 1847
...DEATH OF OLD KING- COLE. Sung by Mr. JW Sharp at Vmmlmll. Music at Prowse'a, 12, Hanway Street. OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; He call'd for his pipe, he call'd for his glass, And he call'd for his fiddlers three. There was Faganini and Spagnioletti,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...and got squeezed to death by the wheel ? Was he the same person of whom the song says : — . . " Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he 1 " , And was his dog proud because his master was called king? Here are questions to be proposed in...
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Dolman's magazine [ed. by M.G. Keon and E. Price]., Volume 6

Miles Gerald Keon - 1847
...and seduced by sundry glasses of enlivening sherry, he volunteered the unsaintly ballad of — " Old King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he," &c. &c. The blatant objurgations of the Wesleyan spinsters present, dumbfoundered the vivacious young...
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The British minstrel; A choice collection of modern songs. 2 pt. [in 1 vol ...

British minstrel - 1848
...not fit for me 1 THE LIFE AND DEATH OF OLD KING COLE Music — at Prowse's, 12, Hanway Street. OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; He call'd for his pipe, he called for his glass, And he called for his fiddlers three. There was Paganini and Spagnioletti,...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 52

Questions and answers - 1875
...is the nursery rhyme, of doubtful authority, and of which Halliwell's version runs thus : — " Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; Ho called for his pipe And he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three ; Every fiddler...
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The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and ...

Anecdotes - 1850 - 192 pages
...dung-cart, and got squeezed to death by the wheel ? Was he the same person of whom the song says — Old King Cole Was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ? And was his dog proud because his master was called King? Here are questions to be proposed in the...
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First series of hymns and songs for the use of Catholic schools and families ...

Hymns - 1853
...belong; Sweet is the fruit that you have peck'd, But sweeter far your song. I: !: 47.' Old King Cole. OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he ; And he call'd for his pipe, and he call'd for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three. Ev'ry...
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