Young Lambs to sell
From Yorkshire and Essex. A nursery-cry.--It is also sometimes sung in the streets by boys who have small figures of wool, wood, or gypsum, &c. of lambs to sell.
“Young Lambs to sell!
Young Lambs to sell!
If I'd as much money as I can tell,
I never would cry--Young Lambs to sell!”
More nursery rhymes
Some more entertaining nursery rhymes from our collection
The death and burial of poor cock …I had a little ponyHere am I, little jumping JoanDance a baby didditLittle Miss MuffetThe robin redbreastsMy lady Wind, my lady WindLittle Bo PeepHot-cross BunsJack Sprat could eat no fatHush-a-bye, babySome little Mice sat in a BarnPease-pudding hotBoys and girls, come out to play
Discuss this nursery rhyme with the community:
Use the citation below to add this rhyme to your bibliography:
"Young Lambs to sell Nursery rhyme." Rhymes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 10 Jul 2020. <https://www.rhymes.net/nursery/496/young-lambs-to-sell>.