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IN fir tar is,
| In oak none is.
In mud eel is,
In clay none is.
Goat eat ivy,
Mare eat oats.

CROSS patch,

> Draw the latch, Sit by the fire and spin ;

Take a cup,

And drink it up,
Then call your neighbours in.

I LOVE my love with an A, because he's Agreeable. I I hate him because he's Avaricious. He took me to the Sign of the Acorn, And treated me with Apples. His name's Andrew, And he lives at Arlington.

nNE, two,

Buckle my shoe: Three, four, Shut the door; Five, six, Pick up sticks; Seven, eight, Lay them straight Nine, ten, A good fat hen:

Eleven, twelve,
Who will delve ?
Thirteen, fourteen,
Maids a-courting;
Fifteen, sixteen,
Maids a-kissing ;
Seventeen, eighteen,
Maid a-waiting;
Nineteen, twenty,
My stomach's empty

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THE man in the moon,

I Came tumbling down,
And ask'd his way to Norwich,
He went by the south,

And burnt his mouth
With supping cold pease-porridge.

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