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" Then came the Holy One, blessed be He ! And killed the Angel of Death, That killed the butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That ate the kid That my father... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 5
by Percy Society - 1841
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Once a week, an illustrated miscellany of literature, art ..., Volume 10

...1731. It is not, probably, unfamiliar to some of our readers, and it commences thus : — A kid, a kid my father bought For two pieces of money : A kid, a kid. It goes on accumulating in each verso much as does the " House that Jack built,,'' the chief actors...
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Man, Or, The Old and New Philosophy: Being Notes and Facts for the Curious ...

Bourchier Wrey Savile - Human beings - 1863 - 296 pages
...That killed the butcher, That killed the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That...kid That my father bought For two pieces of money." The following explanation of the allegory is given: — The kid, a clean animal, signifies the Hebrew...
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The Spiritual Magazine, Volume 1

Spiritualism - 1866
...23. 1. A kid, a kid, my father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. 2. Then came the cat and ate the kid That my father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. 3. Then came the dog and bit the cat That ate the kid, &c. 4. Then came the staff and beat the dog...
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The Quiver

1872
...Turkish power, to which the Holy Land is subject. The commencement, " Then came the That burned tho staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat. That ate the kid "Which my Fucher bought For two pieces of money." Holy One, blessed be He," is designed to show that...
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Nursery rhymes, tales and jingles. The Camden ed. Compiled by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1874
...and killed the butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That...father bought For two pieces of money : A kid, a kid. 10. Then came the Holy One, blessed be He! And killed the angel of death, That killed the butcher,...
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The Childhood of Religions: Embracing a Simple Account of the Birth and ...

Edward Clodd - Creation - 1875 - 288 pages
...That killed tho butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That...father bought For two pieces of money : A kid, a kid.' We now bid farewell to the myths and reach a place where the ground is firmer beneath us, where the...
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The childhood of religions. Special ed. for sch

Edward Clodd - 1878
...drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the oat, That ate the kid That my father bought For two pieces of money : A kid, a. kid.' We now bid farewell to the myths and reach a place where the ground is firmer beneath us, where the...
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Popular traditions of England. Lancashire, Volume 1

John Roby - 1879
...For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. " 6. Then came the water, and quenched the fire, That burnt the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That...father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. " 7. Then came the ox, and drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burnt the staff, That beat...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 244; Volume 246

English periodicals - 1879
...the butcher, who killed the ox, that drank the water, that quenched the fire, that burnt the stick, that beat the dog, that bit the cat, that ate the...father bought for two pieces of money, a kid, a kid." I would, however, warn the reader against attaching to this poem any such limited, and, as one may...
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Leisure Readings

Leisure Readings, Edward Clodd, Richard Anthony Proctor, Andrew Wilson, Thomas Foster, A. C. Ranyard - English essays - 1883 - 344 pages
...the butcher, who killed the ox, that drank the water, that quenched the fire, that burnt the stick, that beat the dog, that bit the cat, that ate , the...father bought for two pieces of money, a kid, a kid." I would, however, warn the reader against attaching to this poem any such limited, and, as one may...
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