Mother Goose

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MARGERY MUTTON-PIE and Johnny Bo-peep,
They met together in Grace-church Street, In and out, in and out, over the way, Oh ! says Johnny, 'tis chop-nose day.
MULTIPLICATION is vexa-tion,
Division is as bad; The Rule of Three it puzzles me,
And Practice drives me mad.
MY mother and your mother,
"Went over the way; Said my mother to your mother, It's chop-a-nose day.
[The above lines are repeated by the nurse when sliding her hand down the child's face.'}
"NEEDLES and pins, needles and pins,
When a man marries his trouble begins.
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