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Nursery Rhymes

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

Old King ColeThis Is the House That Jack Built
Dickery, dickery, dareLittle Nancy Etticoat
Three children sliding on the iceBoys and girls, come out to play
Little polly flindersBessy Bell and Mary Gray
Hey! diddle, diddleThe Queen of Hearts
The old woman and her pigSnail, snail, come put out your horn
When little fred went to bedOne misty moisty morning
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manThe diverting history of John Gilpin
The death and burial of poor cock robinA diller, a dollar, a ten o'clock scholar
There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a ShoeWilly boy, Willy boy, where are you going
Is John Smith withinTommy kept a chandler's shop
The barber shaved the masonThe walrus and the carpenter
Old father GraybeardValentine, oh, valentine
Four and twenty tailors went to kill a snailPat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man
There was an old woman called Nothing-at-allThe fox and the farmer
Hushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't cryHush-a-bye, baby
There was an old woman toss'd up in a basketSwan swam over the sea
A carrion crow sat on an oakI had a little pony
A man went a hunting at ReigateGreat A, little A
The young linnetsOld Mother Hubbard
The man in the moonTo market, to market, a gallop, a trot
Jack and Jill went up the hillTwinkle Twinkle Little Star
Ride a cock-horseMy little old man and I fell out
There was an old man of TobagoElizabeth, Elspeth, Betsy and Bess

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