The Merrie Heart: A Collection of Favourite Nursery Rhymes
Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1871 - Children's poetry - 225 pages
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a-merry axe to reap bells of St bite kid bonnie bush carol and carries carrion crow CASSELL Cassell's Christmas My mother Cock me cary day of Christmas deer to swim eating my share Edition Engravings extra cloth gilt fcap four canary birds frog full gilt gae sing GALPIN gilt edges hill house that Jack Illustrations Jack built keep my house king sent Kitty lady lee lay on Meenachug learns my carol lettered LL.D LONDON Louis Figuier Moorachug morocco mother sent o'er my lady OLD KING COLE old woman papingo-aye pear-tree PEASE PORRIDGE HOT pretty maid pull my bonnie pussie reap rod Robinson Crusoe rod to lay Say the bells sent his lady seven swans share of fruit Simple Simon smooth axe Solomon Grundy SONG stone to smooth Story thee thou gettest three French hens three partridges Three plovers thy news to-day Voorachai What's thy wife Yule day
Page 69 - Star. TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are ! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Page 31 - THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT 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 211 - ... laughing is heard on the hill, My heart is at rest within my breast, And everything else is still.
Page 177 - I'll tell thee, Little Lamb, I'll tell thee, He is called by thy name, For he calls himself a Lamb.
Page 58 - THREE BLIND MICE Three blind mice! See how they run! They all ran after the farmer's wife, Who cut off their tails with a carving knife. Did you ever see such a thing in your life As three blind mice?
Page 32 - That lay in the house that Jack built. This is 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 214 - FOR every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none. If there be one, try and find it; If there be none, never mind it.
Page 104 - I," said the Sparrow, "With my bow and arrow, I killed Cock Robin." Who saw him die? "I," said the Fly, "With my little eye, I saw him die.