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" Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them; Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them. "
The Nursery Rhyme Book - Page 92
edited by - 1897 - 288 pages
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A harvest of wild oats, Volume 2

Florence Marryat - 1877
...is most likely, he would have nothing to conceal !" " Then where's the use of worrying him, dear ? ' Leave them alone and they'll come home, and bring their tails behind them.' That's my plan with men, and I'm sure it's a wise one." " Frank and I have never gone on that plan,"...
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Mother Goose's Melodies, Or, Songs for the Nursery

Children's songs - 1878 - 189 pages
...up-stairs to make her bed, And she tumbled down and broke her head. Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep,'1 And can't tell where to find them ; Leave them alone,...behind them. Little Bo-peep fell fast asleep, And dreamed she heard them bleating ; But when she awoke, she found it a joke, For they were still a-fleeting....
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Sermonic fancy work on the figures of our first acquaintances in literature

John Paul Ritchie - Characters and characteristics in literature - 1878 - 167 pages
...the farther prosecution of her search by recommending the adoption of a laissez-faire policy — " Leave them alone and they'll come home And bring their tails behind them." This sanguine adviser evidently bases his advice on the assumption that the sheep will be able to find...
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The prince of nursery playmates

Prince - 1880
...; The Dame said, " Your servant," The Dog said, " Bow, wow." LITTLE Bo-peep has lost all her sheep, And can't tell where to find them : Leave them alone,...fell fast asleep, And dreamt she heard them bleating ; And when she awoke she found it a joke, For still they all were fleeting. Then up she took her little...
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Ethel's Adventures in the Doll Country

Clara Bradford - Children's stories, English - 1880 - 184 pages
...guests sang, and the fountain bells accompanied them — " Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, And cannot tell where to find them! Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them." " How funny ! " whispered Ethel to the Fairy. " It seems just as if the nursery rhymes had come to...
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The history of five little pitchers

Madeline Bonavia Hunt - 1881
...was about to say, then ? " inquired Paurridge-potte. " Oh, I know well enough ! " replied Bo-Peep. " Leave them alone and they'll come home, and bring their tails behind them." " Well, I never ! " exclaimed Paurridge-potte, in surprise. " That is just what I was going to say....
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The illustrated readers, Book 1

Illustrated readers - 1881
...be-hind fleet-ing mead-ow 1 Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them ; Let them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them. 2 Little Bo-Peep fell fast asleep, And dreamt she heard them bleating, But when she awoke, she found...
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The queen of hearts, and other nursery rhymes and jingles

Queen - Nursery rhymes, English - 1883 - 73 pages
...to find them ; Let them alone, and they'll come home, With their tails behind them. Little Boopeep fell fast asleep, And dreamt she heard them bleating...still a-fleeting. Then up she took her little crook, Determined for to find them : She found them indeed, but it made her heart bleed, For they'd left all...
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Recitations for infant schools

Wilhelmina Lydia Rooper - 1884
...whipped them all soundly and sent them to bed. 25 LITTLE BO-PEEP. Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep, And can't tell where to find them ; Leave them alone,...tails behind them. Little Bo-peep fell fast asleep, But when she awoke, she found it a joke, For they were still a-flecting. And dreamt she heard them...
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The pity of it, Volume 2

Jane Grace Smith - 1884
...sang, with a subdued but clear soprano, mockingly, ' Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep, And cannot tell where to find them ; Leave them alone, and they'll come home, And bring their tails behind them.' Nettled at the utter failure of his attempt at flirtation, but conscious that by showing his chagrin...
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