Friday, 20 January 2012

Mother Hubbard _

old mother hubbard went to the cupboard,
to give the poor dog a bone:
when she got there, the cupboard was bare,
& so the poor pecker had none.

she went to the baker's to buy him some bread:
when she came back the dog was dead!

she went to the undertaker's to buy him a coffin:
when she came back the dog was laughing.

she went to the cobbler's to buy him some shoes:
when she came back he was reading the news.

the dame made a curtsy, the dog made a bow:
the dame said, 'your servant':
the dog said, 'bow-wow'.

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