Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme

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Granta Books, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 176 pages
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Ever wondered about the origins of Nursery Rhymes

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For all of you who actually thought about where nursery rhymes come from and what they mean then this is your book. It is very educational and informative. I read it just to satisfy my curiosity. I ... Read full review

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I have been plagued by this rhyme my entire life. How ever there came to me by a friend some light at the end of the tunnel.
She said that what the devil meant as a curse God made into a blessing. In
the Bible when God spoke someone's name twice he blesses the twice as much. Mary Williams (not contrary) 

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