The Song Of Sixpence Picture Book

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An Alphabet of Old Friends.
Cross X patch,                     Take a cup
Draw the latch,                     And drink it up,
Sit by the fire and spin :         Then call the neighbours in.
You know that Monday is Sunday's brother;
Tuesday is such another;
Wednesday you must go to church and pray ;
Thursday is half-holiday;
On Friday it is too late to' begin to spin,
And Saturday is half-holiday again.
Zodiac for the Nursery. The ram, the bull, the heavenly twins. And next the crab, the lion shines.
The virgin and the scales, The scorpion, archer, and the goat, The man who holds the watering-pot,
And fish with glittering scales.