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" THERE was an old man, who lived in a wood, As you may plainly see ; He said he could do as much work in a day, As his wife could do in three. With all my heart... "
The Nursery Rhymes of England: Obtained Principally from Oral Tradition - Page 43
1843
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...ache, penury, or jealousy Can lay on nature, is a paradise To being an old maid. OLD MAN AND HIS WIFE. There was an old man who lived in a wood, As you may plainly see; tie said he could do as much work in a day As his wife could do in three. "With all my heart," the...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - Architecture - 1825 - 340 pages
...led to a wood, and he began to sing a favourite song of Lucy's, in which she immediately joined : " There was an old man who lived in a wood As you may plainly see, He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the old woman said, 279 Harry...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volumes 1-2

Maria Edgeworth - Didactic fiction - 1825 - 336 pages
...led t6 a wood, and he began to sing a favourite song of Lucy's, in which she immediately joined : " There was an old man who lived in a wood As you may plainly see, r He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - Didactic literature, English - 1827 - 354 pages
...led to a wood, and he began to sing a favourite song of Lucy's, in which she immediately joined : " There was an old man who lived in a wood As you may plainly see, He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the old woman said, 279 Harry...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - Didactic literature, English - 1827 - 354 pages
...led to a wood, and he began to sing a favourite song of Lucy's, in which she immediately joined: " There was an old man who lived in a wood As you may plainly see, He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the old woman said, Harry...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - Brothers and sisters - 1837
...an old man who lived in a wood As you may plainly see, 11 e said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the old woman said, If you will me allow, You shall stay at home to-day, And I'll go follow the plough." Harry turned about,...
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Harry and Lucy: with Other Tales, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - History - 1842
...to a wood, and he began to sing a favourite song of Lucy's, in which she immediately joined : " There was an old man who lived in a wood, As you may plainly see, _ He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. * " With all my heart, the...
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Harry and Lucy: with Other Tales, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1842
...an old man who lived in a wood, As you may plainly see, He said he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three. " With all my heart, the old woman said, ' If you will me allow, You shall stay at home to-day, And I'll go follow the plough.' " But Harry replied...
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes Complete: From the Creation of the World to the ...

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 252 pages
...century, in the Chetham Library, at Manchester, and printed in the Reliq. Antiq. vol. ii., p. 196.] THERE was an old man, who lived in a wood, As you...old woman said, If that you will allow ; To-morrow you 'll stay at home in my stead, And I 'll go drive the plough : But you must milk the Tidy cow, For...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1883
...he could do more work in a day Than his wife could do in three." The English version begins : " There was an old man who lived in a wood, As you can plainly Bee, Who said he could do more work in a day Than his wire could do in three." A copy of...
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