Mother Goose for Grown Folks: A Christmas Reading

Передняя обложка
Carleton, 1870 - Всего страниц: 111

Результаты поиска по книге

Избранные страницы

Другие издания - Просмотреть все

Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения

Популярные отрывки

Стр. 52 - Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye ; Four and twenty blackbirds Baked in a pie ; When the pie was opened The birds began to sing ; Was not that a dainty dish To set before the king ? The king was in his counting-house Counting out his money ; The queen was in the parlour Eating bread and honey...
Стр. 23 - THREE wise men of Gotham Went to sea in a bowl; If the bowl had been stronger, My song had been longer.
Стр. 65 - There was an old woman who lived In a shoe, She had so many children, she didn't know what to do.
Стр. 30 - There was a man in our town, and he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a bramble bush, and scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He jumped into another bush, and scratched them in again.
Стр. 70 - There was an old woman, and what do you think? She lived upon nothing but victuals and drink; Victuals and drink were the whole of her diet, And yet this old woman would never be quiet.
Стр. 13 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, And pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Стр. 34 - I lent him to a lady, To ride a mile away ; She whipped him, she slashed him, She rode him through the mire ; I would not lend my pony now For all the lady's hire. CCLVI. As Tommy Snooks, and Bessy Brooks, Were walking out one Sunday, Says Tommy Snooks to Bessy Brooks,
Стр. 76 - Nineteen times as high as the moon. Where she was going I couldn't but ask it, For in her hand she carried a broom. "Old woman, old woman, old woman," said I, "O whither, O whither, O whither so high?
Стр. 40 - There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gruel, and sago ; Till, much to his bliss, His physician said this, — • To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go.
Стр. 103 - Pray tell us where all the commotion would stop ! Must the whole pan of milk, forsooth, rise to the top? If always the statesman attained to his hopes, And grasped the great helm, who would stand by the ropes ? Or if all dainty fingers their duties might choose, Who would wash up the dishes, and polish the shoes ? Suppose every aspirant writing a book Contrived to get published, by hook or by crook ; Geologists then of a later creation Would be startled, I fancy, to find a formation Proving how the...

Библиографические данные