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Page 195 - There was an old woman who lived In a shoe, She had so many children, she didn't know what to do. She gave them some broth without any bread, She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Page 72 - I came into the House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his...
Page 36 - Marmorea dormis sub imagine Maida, Ad januam domini sit tibi terra levis.' Thus Englished by an eminent hand, — * Beneath the sculptured form which late you wore, Sleep soundly, Maida. at your master's door...
Page 100 - Ride a cockhorse to Banbury Cross To see a fine lady upon a white horse. With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes She shall have music wherever she goes.
Page 4 - I SAW a ship a-sailing, A-sailing on the sea, And oh! it was all 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 made of gold. The four-and-twenty sailors That stood between the decks Were four-and-twenty white mice, With chains about their necks. The captain was a duck, With a packet on his back, And when the ship began to move, The captain said "Quack! Quack!
Page 72 - I can say this of Naseby: that when I saw the enemy draw up and march in gallant order towards us, and we a company of poor ignorant men, to seek how to order our battle (the General having commanded me to order all the Horse), I could not (riding alone about my business) but smile out to God in praises, in assurance of victory...
Page 196 - Girls and boys, come out to play, The moon doth shine as bright as day; Leave your supper, and leave your sleep, And come with your play fellows into the street.
Page 196 - OLD Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard, To get her poor dog a bone: But when she got there The cupboard was bare, And so the poor dog had none.
Page 384 - I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.