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Little Robin Redbreast

Little Robin Redbreast Sat upon a rail. Niddle, naddle went his head; Wiggle, waggle went his tail.

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A Cat Came Fiddling Out of a Barn

A cat came fiddling out of a barn, With a pair of bagpipes under her arm. She could sing nothing but fiddle dee dee, The mouse has married the bumblebee. Pipe, cat; dance, mouse; We’ll have a wedding at our good house.

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Oh, Said the Worm

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Three Young Rats

Three young rats with black felt hats, Three young ducks with white straw flats, Three young dogs with curling tails, Three young cats with demi-veils, Went out to walk with two young pigs In satin vests and sorrel wigs, But suddenly it chanced to rain And so they all went home again.

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Slippery Slim

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Slippery Slim, a garter snake, Leaned against a garden rake And smiled a sentimental smile At Tilly Toad, on the gravel pile, Till that bashful miss was forced to hop And hide her face in a carrot-top. Leroy F. Jackson

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A Race, A Race To Moscow

A race, a race to Moscow, Before the close of day! A race, a race to Moscow, A long, long way! First comes a butterfly a-riding on a frog, Next comes a water rat a-floating on a log; A caterpillar on the fence, a hopper in the hay— Who’ll get to Moscow before the close […]

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Six Little Mice Sat Down To Spin

Six little mice sat down to spin; Pussy passed by and she peeped in; “What are you doing, my little men?” “Weaving coats for gentlemen.” “Shall I come in and cut off your threads?” “No, no, Mistress Pussy, you’d bite off our heads.” “Oh, no, I’ll not; I’ll help you to spin.” “That may be […]

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Cock-Crow

Cocks crow in the morn To tell us to rise, And he who lies late Will never be wise; For early to bed And early to rise, Is the way to be healthy And wealthy and wise

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Pussy Cat Mew

Pussy-cat Mew jumped over a coal, And in her best petticoat burnt a great hole. Poor Pussy’s weeping, she’ll have no more milk Until her best petticoat’s mended with silk.

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I Had A Little Hen

I had a little hen, the prettiest ever seen, She washed me the dishes, and kept the house clean; She went to the mill to fetch me some flour, She brought it home in less than an hour; She baked me my bread, she brewed me my ale, She sat by the fire and told […]

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A Carrot in a Garden

A carrot in a garden And a rabbit in the wood. Said the rabbit, “Beg your pardon, But you’re surely meant for food; Though you’ve started in to harden, You may still be very good.

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Intery Mintery

Intery, mintery, cutery corn, Apple seed and apple thorn; Wire, brier, limber-lock, Five geese in a flock, Sit and sing by a spring, O-u-t, and in again.

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I Saw a Ship A Sailing

I saw a ship a-sailing, A-sailing on the sea. And, oh, but it was laden With pretty things for thee. There were comfits in the cabin, And apples in the hold; The sails were made of silk And the masts were all of gold. The four-and-twenty sailors That stood between the decks, Were four-and-twenty white […]

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That’s All

There was an old woman sat spinning, And that’s the first beginning; She had a calf, And that’s half; She took it by the tail, And threw it over the wall, And that’s all!

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The Cats Went Out To Serenade

The cats went out to serenade And on a banjo sweetly played; And summer nights they climbed a tree And sand, “My love, oh, come to me!”

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This Little Froggy

This little froggy took a big leap, This little froggy took a small, This little froggy leaped sideways, And this little froggy not at all, And this little froggy went, hippity, hippity, hippity hop, all the way home.

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