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Nursery Rhymes

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

Ride a cock-horseA frog he would a-wooing go
Little Jack HornerI Love Little Pussy
Hey! diddle, diddleThere Was an Old Woman Who Lived Under a Hill
What's the news of the dayAwa' birds, away
The death and burial of poor cock robinPat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man
The fox and the farmerPlease to remember
The robin redbreastsSwan swam over the sea
I had a little dog, they called him buffMultiplication is vexation
I had a little ponyLittle girl, little girl, where have you been
There was an old crowWe'll go a-shooting
A carrion crow sat on an oakThree wise men of Gotham
Georgie PorgieFour and twenty tailors went to kill a snail
To make your candles last for aRain, rain, go away
Come, let's to bed, says sleepy-headYoung Lambs to sell
As I was going to St. IvesNeedles and pins, needles and pins
My lady Wind, my lady WindHushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't cry
Rain Rain Go AwaySnail, snail, come put out your horn
The old woman and her pigNievie, nievie, nicknack
Little Tom TuckerHigh diddle doubt, my candle's out
Hot-cross BunsBow, wow, wow
Is John Smith withinHark, hark, the dogs do bark
Baa, Baa, Black SheepWhen the wind is in the east
A diller, a dollar, a ten o'clock scholarSee, Saw, Margery Daw
Tom Thumb's AlphabetDame Duck's Lessons to her Ducklings

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