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IF ifs and ands,

I Were pots and pans, There would be no need for tinkers!

TELL tale, tit!

| Your tongue shall be slit, And all the dogs in the town

Shall have a little bit.

DIRCH and green holly, boys,
D Birch and green holly.
If you get beaten, boys,

'Twill be your own folly

NOME when you're callec!,

Do what you're bid,
Shut the door after you,

Never be chid.

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WAS an Archer,

and shot at a frog, B was a Butcher,

and had a great dog. C was a Captain,

all covered with lace, D was a Drunkard, and had a red face.

E was an Esquire,
No with pride on his

F was a Farmer, and followed the plough.
G was a Gamester, who had but ill luck,
H was a Hunter, and hunted a buck.
I was an Innkeeper, who loved to bouse,
J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
K was King William, once governed this land,
L was a Lady, who had a white hand.
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold,
N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
O was an Oyster Wench, and went about town,
P was a Parson, and wore a black gown.
Q was a Queen, who was fond of good flip,
R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
S was a Sailor, and spent all he got,

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