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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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History and Chronology of the Myth-making Age

James Francis Katherinus Hewitt - History of Medicine, Ancient - 1901 - 682 pages
...Then came the Butcher and slew 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 Kid Chat my father bought For two pieces of money. 621 10. This is the Farmer that sowed the corn That...
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Macedonian Folklore

George Frederick Abbott - Folk-lore - 1903 - 372 pages
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1905
...(ii. 503), it would be well to give it a place in ' N. & Q.' The numbers refer to the stanzas : — "The following is the interpretation :— " 1. The kid, which was one of the pure animals, Icnote* the Hebrews. "The father, by whom it was purchased, is ]ehotth,who represents himself as sustaining...
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Teachers' Monographs: Plans and Details of Grade Work. ...

1906
...money. A kid, a kid. Then came the ox and drank the^ water That quenched the fire That burned the stick That beat the dog That bit the cat That ate the kid...father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. Then came the butcher and killed the ox, etc. The advantages of the McCluskey method are : 1. Its literature....
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Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes

Lina Eckenstein - Comparative literature - 1906 - 231 pages
...begins : — A kid, a kid my father bought For two pieces of money, A kid, a kid. Then came the cat and ate the kid, That my father bought, For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. (1842, p. 6.) It further introduces dog — staff — fire — water — ox — butcher — angel of...
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Festival Studies: Being Thoughts on the Jewish Year

Israel Abrahams - Fasts and feasts - 1906 - 185 pages
...the slaughterer that killed the ox that drew the water that quenched the fire that burned the stick that beat the dog that bit the cat that ate the kid which my father bought for two zuzim. One only kid, one only kid" (Chad Gadyci). Thus runs the last...
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Florentine Nights: The Memoirs of Herr Von Schnabelewopski, The Rabbi of ...

Heinrich Heine - 1906 - 441 pages
...There came a fire, which burnt the stick, which beat the dog, who bit the cat, who ate the kid, which my father bought for two pieces of money. A kid ! A kid ! " There came the water, which quenched the fire, which burnt the stick, which beat the dog, who p....
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Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes

Lina Eckenstein - Literature, Comparative - 1906 - 231 pages
...of The Old Woman and Her Pig. This chant is told in the first person. It begins : — A kid, a kid my father bought For two pieces of money, A kid, a kid. Then came the cat and ate the kid, That my father bought, For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid. (1842,...
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Fingerposts to Children's Reading

Walter Taylor Field - Books and reading - 1907 - 267 pages
...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...bought For two pieces of money, — A kid, a kid." To the Jews of the Middle Ages this quaint old verse had a religious symbolism. It was called the Haggadah,...
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Fingerposts to Children's Reading

Walter Taylor Field - Books and reading - 1907 - 362 pages
...Chaldee and also in the Hebrew. This verse proceeded step by step from the phrase : " A kid, a kid, my father bought For two pieces of money, — A kid, a kid," Then appears a cat and eats the kid ; following this, a dog that bites the cat ; then a staff which...
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