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THERE 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.”

IN 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.

[ An egg

CLOUR of England, fruit of Spain,
T 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-pudding.

| HAVE a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep ;
I She wades the waters deep, deep, deep;
She climbs the mountains high, high, high;
Poor little creature she has but one eye.

[A star.


LIGGLEDY piggledy

M Here we lie,
Pick'd and pluck’d,

And put 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. [Currants.

LJUMPTY DUMPTY sate on a wall;
TI Humpty Dumpty had a great fall;
Three score men and three score more
Cannot place Humpty Dumpty as he was before.

[An egg.

THIRTY white horses upon a red hill, | Now they tramp, now they champ, now they stand still,

[Teeth and gums.


1 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.

O LD mother Twitchett had but one eye,

And a long tail which she let fly; . And every time she went over a gap, She left a bit of her tail in a trap.

[A needle and thread.

| ITTLE Nancy Etticoat
L In a white petticoat,
And a red rose.
The longer she stands
The shorter she grows.

[A candle

DLACK we are but much admired;

D Men seek for us till they are tired. We tire the horse, but comfort man ; Tell me this riddle if you can.


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