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'HOMAS A TATTAMUS took two T's,
To tie two tups to two tall trees, To frighten the terrible Thomas a Tattamus! Tell me how many T's there are in all that.
OLA na at long tail which she let Aly;
LD mother Twitchett had but one eye,
And a long tail which she let fly ;)
[A needle and thread.
LACK we are but much admired;
Men seek for us till they are tired.
HERE were three sisters in a hall;
There came a knight amongst them all :
As the other two be,
Employed while others sleep;
Nor any wish to keep.
S I was going to St. Ives,
I met a man with seven wives;
S I went through the garden gap,
Who should I meet but Dick Red-cap! A stick in his hand, a stone in his throat, if you'll tell me this riddle, I'll give you a groat.
[ A cherry.
I met with a Westminster scholar;
What is his name?
WO legs sat upon three legs,
With one leg in his lap;
a stool; four legs, a dog
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LIZABETH, Elspeth, Betsy, and
nest. They found a bird's nest with five eggs in, They all took one, and left four in.
HERE was a man of Thessaly,
And he was wond'rous wise ;
And scratch'd out both his eyes.
With all his might and main
And scratch'd 'em in again.
WOULD if I cou'd,
If I cou'dn't, how could I? I cou'dn't, without I cou'd, cou'd I? Cou'd you, without you cou'd, cou'd ye? Cou'd ye, cou'd ye? Cou'd you, without you cou’d, cou'd ye?
THREE children sliding on the ice
HREE children sliding on the ice
Upon a summer's day, As it fell out, they all fell in,
The rest they ran away.
Now had these children been at home,
Or sliding on dry ground,
They had not all been drown'd.
You parents all that children have,
And you that have got none,
you would have them safe abroad,