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Nursery Rhymes

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

A farmer went trotting upon his grey mareSimple Simon
Handy Spandy, Jack-a-dandySnail, snail, come put out your horn
See, saw, Margery DawA little boy went into a barn
Four and twenty tailors went to kill a snailDame Duck's Lessons to her Ducklings
Little Tom TittlemouseNeedles and pins, needles and pins
To make your candles last for aThe Turtle Dove's Nest
We'll go a-shootingGreat A, little A
High diddle doubt, my candle's outFor every evil under the sun
There was an old woman, and what do you thinkOld King Cole
Goosey, goosey, gander, whither shall i wanderA diller, a dollar, a ten o'clock scholar
Sing a song of sixpenceThere Was a Crooked Man
Please to rememberTom, Tom, the Piper's Son
Pease-pudding hotLet us go to the wood, says this pig
To market, to market, a gallop, a trotThere was an old man of Tobago
Awa' birds, awaySee Saw Margery Daw
Little Tommy TittlemouseThe diverting history of John Gilpin
I had a little ponyPussy sits beside the Fire
Young Lambs to sellFreddie and the cherry-tree
There was a jolly millerSwan swam over the sea
Who Stole the Bird's Nest?The marriage of cock robin and jenny wren
Little Tommy TuckerTaffy was a Welshman
Rain Rain Go AwayLittle Jack Horner
Tom Thumb's AlphabetWhen the wind is in the east
The old woman must stand at the tub, tub, tubValentine, oh, valentine

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