A sailor gave his sonny Nearly half a pint of money And sent him out to buy a ton of coal; But he met a poor old miser Who told him it were wiser To bury all his money in …[Continue]

Mary’s Canary

Mary had a pretty bird, Feathers bright and yellow, Slender legs–upon my word He was a pretty fellow! The sweetest note he always sung, Which much delighted Mary. She often, where the cage was hung, Sat hearing her canary….[Continue]

The Stove

A stove is a thing that gets awfully hot, And fries up your meat, or whatever you’ve got. It’s made out of iron and hinges and screws, And filled up with shakers, and dampers, and flues. It’s not very long …[Continue]

My Love

Saw ye aught of my love a-coming from the market? A peck of meal upon her back, A babby in her basket; Saw ye aught of my love a-coming from the market?…[Continue]


Dippy-Dippy-Davy, Half the Royal Navy In the dampness and the dark Was driving off a savage shark To Dippy-Dippy-Davy. Leroy F. Jackson…[Continue]

Master I Have

Master I have, and I am his man, Gallop a dreary dun; Master I have, and I am his man, And I’ll get a wife as fast as I can; With a heighty gaily gamberally, Higgledy piggledy, niggledy, niggledy, Gallop …[Continue]

Terrible Tim

Haven’t you heard of Terrible Tim! Well, don’t you get in the way of him. He eats lions for breakfast And leopards for lunch, And gobbles them down With one terrible crunch. He could mix a whole city All up …[Continue]

The Lost Shoe

Doodle doodle doo, The Princess lost her shoe: Her Highness hopped,– The fiddler stopped, Not knowing what to do….[Continue]

Draw A Pail Of Water

Draw a pail of water, For my lady’s daughter; My father’s a king, and my mother’s a queen, My two little sisters are dressed in green, Stamping grass and parsley, Marigold leaves and daisies. One rush! two rush! Pray thee, …[Continue]