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HERE was a king met a king

In a narrow lane;
Says this king to that king,

“Where have you been?”

“Oh! I've been a hunting

With my dog and my doe."
Pray lend him to me,
That I may do so."

“There's the dog take the dog."

“What's the dog's name?" “I've told you already."

Pray tell me again."

N marble walls as white as milk,

Lined with a skin as soft as silk;
Within a fountain crystal clear,
A golden apple doth appear.
No doors there are to this stronghold.
Yet things break in and steal the gold.


LOUR of England, fruit of Spain,

Met together in a shower of rain; Put in a bag tied round with a string, If you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a ring.

[A plum-pulling

HAVE a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep ;

She wades the waters deep, deep, deep; She climbs the mountains high, high, high; Poor little creature she has but one eye.

[A star.


IGGLEDY piggledy

Here we lie,
Pick'd and pluck’d,

in a pie. My first is snapping, snarling, growling, My second's industrious, romping, and prowling.

Higgledy piggledy

Here we lie,
Pick'd and pluck’d,
And put in a pie.




UMPTY DUMPTY sate on a wall;

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; Three score men and three score more Cannot place Humpty Dumpty as he was before.



HIRTY white horses upon a red hill, Now they tramp, now they champ, now they stand still.

[Teeth and gums.


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