Simple Simon met a pieman, going to the fair :
Says Simple Simon to the pieman, " Let me taste your ware."
Says the pieman to Simple Simon, " Show me first your penny." Says Simple Simon to the pieman, " Indeed, I have not any."
Simple Simon went a-fishing, for to catch a whale: All the water he had got was in his mother's pail.
Simple Simon went to look if plums grew on a thistle:
He pricked his fingers very much, which made poor Simon whistle.