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HERE were three sisters in a hall;
There came a knight amongst them all :
As the other two be,
CORMED long ago, yet made to-sav.
Nor any wish to keep.
AS I was going to St. Ives, n I met a man with seven wives ; Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits : Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, “How many were there going to St. Ives:
AS I went through the garden gap, A 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.
AS I was going o'er Westminster bridge,
What is his name?
'WO legs sat upon three legs. 1 With one leg in his lap; In comes four legs, And runs away with one leg. Up jumps two legs, Catches up three legs, Throws it after four legs, And makes him bring back one leg. [One leg is a leg of mutton ; two legs, a man ; three iegs,
a stool ; four legs, a dog.
They all went together to seek a bird's
nest. . They found a bird's nest with five eggs in, They all took one, and left four in.
THERE 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.
I WOULD if I cou'd,
THREE 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,
Prav keep them safe at home.