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Nursery Rhymes

All of the lyrics to the most traditional nursery rhymes with their origins, history and meanings.

Georgie PorgieThe diverting history of John Gilpin
There was an old crowThe old woman and her pig
Hushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't cryHush-a-bye, baby
I had a little ponyOld father Graybeard
As I was going up Pippen-hillHigh diddle doubt, my candle's out
Young Lambs to sellPussy sits beside the Fire
Poor dog brightThis Is the House That Jack Built
Bat, bat, come under my hatJack Sprat's pig
There was an old woman, as I've heard tellIs John Smith within
Hot Cross BunsThe old woman must stand at the tub, tub, tub
Three children sliding on the iceRain, Rain, go to Spain
When the wind is in the eastEarly to Bed and Early to Rise
As i was going up primrose hillSee, saw, Margery Daw
A man went a hunting at ReigateTom Thumb's Alphabet
There was an old woman, and what do you thinkHot-cross Buns
A frog he would a-wooing goFour and twenty tailors went to kill a snail
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manAs I was going to St. Ives
A, B, C, tumble down DDame Duck's Lessons to her Ducklings
I Love Little PussyA little cock sparrow sat on a tree
There was an old woman toss'd up in a basketLittle Betty Blue
Humpty dumpty sate on a wallLittle Tom Tucker
Little Tommy TuckerPlease to remember
Up Hill, spare meSee, saw, Margery Daw
As I was going along, long, longWe'll go a-shooting

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