Mother Goose Melodies

Children's Songs & Nursery Rhymes
James Miller Version, Circa 1869

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72                            MOTHER GOOSE'S MELODIES.
JACK SPRAT would eat no fat, His wife would eat no lean; Now was not this a pretty trick To make the platter clean ?
D OGS in the garden, catch 'em Towser; Cows in the cornfield, run, boys, run; Cats in the cream-pot, run, girls, run, girls; Fire on the mountains, run, boys, run.
S HOE the horse, shoe the colt, Shoe the wild mare; Here a nail, there a nail, Yet she goes bare.
T HERE was a mad man. And he had a mad wife, And they lived all in a mad lane! They had three children all at a birth, And they too were mad every one.
The father was mad,
The mother was mad, The children all mad beside; And upon a mad horse they all of them got, And madly away did ride.
NEEDLES and pins, needles and pins,
When a man marries his trouble begins