Nursery Rhymes
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Bedtime Rhymes


Hush-a-bye, baby, lie still with thy daddy, Thy mammy has gone to the mill, To get some meal to bake a cake, So pray, my dear baby, lie still.

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Hush Little Baby

Hush, little baby, don’t say a word Mama’s gonna buy you a mockin’bird If that mockin’bird don’t sing Mama’s gonna buy you a diamond ring If that diamond ring turns […]

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Hush-a-bye, baby, on the tree top! When the wind blows the cradle will rock; When the bough breaks the cradle will fall; Down will come baby, bough, cradle and all.

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Good Night Sleep Tight

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Good night, sleep tight, Wake up bright In the morning light To do what’s right With all your might.

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The Man in the Moon

The man in the moon Looked out of the moon And this is what he said, “Tis time that, now I’m getting up, All babies went to bed.”

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The Land of Nod

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From breakfast on through all the day At home among my friends I stay, But every night I go abroad Afar into the land of Nod. All by myself I […]

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Rock a Bye Baby

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Rock a bye, baby, in the tree top. When the wind blows, the cradle will rock. When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall, And down will come baby, cradle […]

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Bed in Summer

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In winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go […]

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Cut Thistles in May

Cut thistles in May, They’ll grow in a day; Cut them in June, That is too soon; Cut them in July, Then they will die.

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Rock-A-Bye, Baby

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Rock-a-bye, baby, thy cradle is green; Father’s a nobleman, mother’s a queen; And Betty’s a lady, and wears a gold ring; And Johnny’s a drummer, and drums for the king.

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