Nursery Rhymes Online
In Spring I look gay, Decked in comely array, In Summer more clothing I wear; When colder it grows, I fling off my clothes, And in Winter quite naked appear.
As soft as silk, as white as milk, As bitter as gall, a strong wall, And a green coat covers me all.
Twelve pairs hanging high, Twelve knights riding by, Each knight took a pear, And yet left a dozen there.
Formed long ago, yet made to-day, Employed while others sleep; What few would like to give away, Nor any wish to keep.
Daffy-down-dilly has come to town In a yellow petticoat and a green gown.
Two legs sat upon three legs, With one leg in his lap; In comes four legs And runs away with one leg; Up jumps two legs, Catches up three legs,
Make three fourths of a cross, And a circle complete; And let two semicircles On a perpendicular meet; Next add a triangle That stands on two feet; Next two semicircles,
There was a girl in our town, Silk an’ satin was her gown, Silk an’ satin, gold an’ velvet, Guess her name, three times I’ve telled it.
Twelve pears hanging high, Twelve knights riding by ; Each knight took a pear, And yet left eleven there!
I had a little sister, they call’d her peep, peep, She waded the waters deep, deep, deep, She climbed up the mountains high, high, high, Poor little creature she wanted
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