National Rhymes of the Nursery

National Rhymes of the Nursery

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Excerpt: ... Hector Protector was sent to the Queen. Pg 123 The Queen did not like him, No more did the King: So Hector Protector was sent back again. Is John Smith within? S John Smith within? Yes, that he is. Can he set a shoe? Ay, marry, two. Here a nail, there a nail, Now your horse is shoed. Pg 124 Johnny shall have a new bonnet OHNNY shall have a new bonnet, And Johnny shall go to the fair. And Johnny shall have a blue ribbon To tie up his bonny brown hair. And why may not I love Johnny? And why may not Johnny love me? And why may not I love Johnny As well as another body? And here's a leg for a stocking, And here is a leg for a shoe, And he has a kiss for his daddy, And two for his mammy, I trow. And why may not I love Johnny? And why may not Johnny love me? And why may not I love Johnny, As well as another body? Pg 125 I Saw a Ship a Sailing I saw a ship a-sailing. A-sailing on the sea; And it was full of pretty things For baby and for me. There were comfits in the cabin, And apples in the hold; The sails were all of velvet, And the masts of beaten gold. The four-and-twenty sailors That stood between the decks, Were four-and-twenty white mice, With chains about their necks. Pg 126 The captain was a duck, With a packet on his back; And when the ship began to move, The captain said, "Quack! quack!" Nose, nose Nose, nose, jolly red nose; And what gave thee that jolly red nose? Nutmegs and cinnamon, spices and cloves, And they gave me this jolly red nose. The King of France HE King of France went up the hill, With twenty thousand men; The King of France came down the hill, And ne'er went up again. Pg 127 "Went up the hill." "Came down again!" Pg 128 The Babes in the Wood GENTLEMAN of good account In Norfolk dwelt of late, Whose wealth and riches did surmount Most men of his estate. Sore sick he was, and like to die, No help his life could save; His wife by him as sick did lie, And both were near the grave. No love between these two was...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236690923
  • 9781236690920