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" The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts, All on a summer day: The Knave of Hearts, he stole those tarts, And took them quite away! "
The Nursery Rhyme Book - Page 116
edited by - 1897 - 288 pages
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Elsie's Expedition

Frederic Edward Weatherly - Curiosity - 1874 - 144 pages
...gracefully waved his hand to his listening companions — " the family legend properly runs thus : ' The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts, All on a summer's day ; The Queen of Hearts Was fond of tarts, And stowed them safe away. The Queen of Hearts Thought of her tarts...
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Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Humorists - 1874
...youthful imitator's critical analysis of what he designates the epic poem beginning — " The qneen of hearts She made some tarts All on a summer's day." The inimitable portrait of Adelaide, in the Stranger, is from the Progress of Civil Society — " With...
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Jocelyn's mistake, Volume 2

Lily Spender - 1875
...wandering, for presently she raised herself upon her elbow, and began singing aloud the childish lines— " The queen of hearts she made some tarts, All on a Summer's day," and then, catching sight of her sister, she said, with one of her usual attempts at merriment, " Ah,...
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Historical Characters: Mackintosh, Talleyrand, Canning, Cobbett, Peel

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - Europe - 1876 - 591 pages
...find anything of its kind superior to a satirical commentary upon the epic merits of an old ballad : " The queen of hearts She made some tarts All on a summer's day," &c.* " I cannot leave this line," says the witty commentator, " without remarking, that one of the...
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Mother Goose's Melodies, Or, Songs for the Nursery

Children's songs - 1878 - 189 pages
...little feet not big ; Great feet belong to the grunting hog, And the pettitoes to the little pig. ' The queen of hearts, She made some tarts, All on a...day ; The knave of hearts, He stole those tarts, And with them ran away : The king of hearts Called for those tarts, And beat the knave full sore; The knave...
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ENGLISH PARTY LEADERS AND ENGLISH PARTIES, Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...Chevy Chase.' * It professes to furnish a commentary on the merits of the well known nursery-song — " The Queen of Hearts She made some tarts, All on a summer's day," • This is the general statement, but is it not quite as much a burlesque of Johnson ? Here is a bit...
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Representative Statesmen: Political Studies, Volume 2

Alexander Charles Ewald - Statesmen - 1879
...give an extract from this satire on the pedantry and farfetched conclusion of commentators : — " The queen of hearts She made some tarts All on a summer's day." " All on a summer's day." " I cannot leave this line without remarking that one of the Scribleri, a...
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The Anatomy of Wealth Or the ABC of Every Day Life

James Goulton Constable - 1880 - 135 pages
...when he made that statement, one would think it must have been the King of Hearts, because we know — The Queen of Hearts She made some tarts All on a summer's day ; The Knave of Hearts He took those tarts And with them ran away. I wonder whether a royal cook could learn without much difficulty...
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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 1

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1881
...hurt any one; but he is a sort of man that I like to part with as soon as I can. THE QUEEN'S TARTS. The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer's day; The Knave of Hearts he stole the The Queen of Hearts she missed her tarts, And sent to tell the King; The King of Hearts he liked...
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Outing; Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction, Volume 53

Sports - 1908
...to please you! Now the queen of hearts," droned the landlady as, holding the card aloft, she paused, "the queen of hearts, she made some tarts all on a summer's day," laying the card deliberately on the table, "but — but — she didn't expect to have her head took...
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