Mother Goose

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X SHALL stand for playmates Ten;
V for Five stout, stalwart men; I for but One, as I'm alive; C for a hundred, and D for Five; M for a Thousand soldiers true; And all these figures I've told to you.
YET didn't you see, yet didn't you see,
What naughty tricks they put upon me ?
They broke my pitcher, and spilt my water;
And huff d my mother, and chid her daughter; And kissed my sister instead of me.
YOU shall have an apple, You shall have a plum,
You shall have a rattle-bas­ket, When your dad comes home.
ZANY, Zany, Zad-
dlepate, Go to bed early and get up late.
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