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If I’d As Much Money As I Could To Spend

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If I’d as much money as I could to spend, I never would cry “Old chairs to mend, Old chairs to mend, Old chairs to mend;” I never would cry “Old chairs to mend.” If I’d as much money as I could tell, I never would cry “Old clothes to sell, Old clothes to sell, […]

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Margery Daw

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See saw, Margery Daw, Jenny shall have a new master; She shall have but a penny a-day, Because she can’t work any faster.

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A Man with a Nickel

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A man with a nickel, A sword, and a sickle, A pipe, and a paper of pins Set out for the Niger To capture a tiger– And that’s how my story begins. When he saw the wide ocean, He soon took a notion ‘T would be nicer to stay with his friends. So he traded […]

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The Bells

“You owe me five shillings,” Say the bells of St. Helen’s. “When will you pay me?” Say the bells of Old Bailey. “When I grow rich,” Say the bells of Shoreditch. “When will that be?” Say the bells of Stepney. “I do not know,” Says the great Bell of Bow. “Two sticks in an apple,” […]

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I Love Sixpence

I love sixpence, a jolly, jolly sixpence, I love sixpence as my life; I spent a penny of it, I spent a penny of it, I took a penny home to my wife. Oh, my little fourpence, a jolly, jolly fourpence, I love fourpence as my life; I spent twopence of it, I spent twopence […]

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A Dillar A Dollar

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A dillar, a dollar, A ten o’clock scholar; What makes you come so soon? You used to come at ten o’clock, But now you come at noon!

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Consolation

A dime and a dollar Took me by the collar And whispered this word in my ear: “We must leave you to-morrow, But prithee don’t sorrow, We’ll come back to see you next year.

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When I’m As Rich As Uncle Claus

When I’m as rich as Uncle Claus, With whiskers on my chin, I’m going to have a great big house To put my people in. I’ll never let them wander out Or ride with me to town; They’ll come a-running when I shout And tremble when I frown. I’ll have some men in soldier tents, […]

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Jingle, Jingle, Jack

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Jingle, jingle, Jack, A copper down a crack. Twenty men and all their wives, With sticks and picks and pocket knives, Digging for their very lives To get the copper back. Leroy F. Jackson

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Young Lambs To Sell

If I’d as much money as I could tell, I never would cry young lambs to sell; Young lambs to sell, young lambs to sell; I never would cry young lambs to sell.

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Old Chairs To Mend

If I’d as much money as I could spend, I never would cry old chairs to mend; Old chairs to mend, old chairs to mend; I never would cry old chairs to mend. If I’d as much money as I could tell, I never would cry old clothes to sell; Old clothes to sell, old […]

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Money And The Mare

“Lend me thy mare to ride a mile.” “She is lamed, leaping over a stile.” “Alack! and I must keep the fair! I’ll give thee money for thy mare.” “Oh, oh! say you so? Money will make the mare to go!”

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The Crooked Sixpence

There was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence beside a crooked stile; He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house.

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Christmas

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Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, Please to put a penny in an old man’s hat; If you haven’t got a penny a ha’penny will do, If you haven’t got a ha’penny, God bless you.

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Sing A Song Of Sixpence

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Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye; Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie. When the pie was opened, They all began to sing. Now, wasn’t that a dainty dish To set before the King? The King was in his countinghouse, Counting out his money; The Queen was in the parlor […]

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Lend Me Thy Mare To Ride A Mile.

“Lend me thy mare to ride a mile.” “She is lamed, leaping over a stile.” “Alack, and I must keep the fair! I’ll give the money for thy mare.” “Oh, oh! Say you so? Money will make the mare to go!”

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