The prince of nursery playmates

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Page 61 - SIMON met a pieman Going to the fair ; Says Simple Simon to the pieman " Let me taste your ware." Says the pieman to Simple Simon, " Show me first your penny." Says Simple Simon to the pieman,
Page 13 - Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard, To get her poor dog a bone: But when she got there The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none.
Page 17 - Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them; Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them.
Page 36 - This is the farmer sowing his corn, That kept the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog That worried the cat That killed the rat That ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built.
Page 54 - Jack Sprat could eat no fat, / His wife could eat no lean; / And so between them both, you see, / They licked the platter clean.
Page 22 - Beneath a broad oak that for ages has stood, See the children of earth, and the tenants of air, For an evening's amusement together repair. And there came the Beetle, so blind...
Page 36 - That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the cock that crowed in the morn, That waked the priest all shaven and shorn, That married the man all tattered and torn, That kissed the maiden all forlorn, That milked the cow with the crumpled horn, That tossed the dog, That worried the cat, "- %.? That killed the rat, That ate the malt, That lay in the house that Jack built.
Page 10 - PORRIDGE!" said the Middle Bear, in his middle voice. Then the Little, Small, Wee Bear looked at his, and there was the spoon in the porridge-pot, but the porridge was all gone. " Somebody has been at my porridge, and has eaten it all up ! said the Little, Small, Wee Bear, in his little, small, wee voice.
Page 13 - She went to the baker's To buy him some bread; But when she came back. The poor dog was dead. She went to the joiner's To buy him a coffin ; But when she came back. The poor dog was laughing.
Page 22 - Harlequin fell ; Yet he touched not the ground, but with talons outspread, Hung suspended in air at the end of a thread. Then the grasshopper came with a jerk and a spring, Very long was his leg, though but short was his wing...

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