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The Baby's Bouquet

A Fresh Bunch of Rhymes and Tunes

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Author: Walter Crane
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,911 / 23 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 3,286
Added to site: 2008.05.12
mnybks.net#: 20858
Origin: gutenberg.org
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And his buttons were made of penny loaves,
And his name, &c.

5 His waistcoat was made of crust of pies,
And his name, &c.

6 His breeches were made of haggis bags,
And his name, &c.

7 There was a man in another town,
And his name was Willy Wood;
And he played upon a razor,
And his name was Willy Wood.

8 And he ate up all the good cream cheese,
And his name, &c.

9 And he ate up all the good roast beef,
And his name, &c.

10 And he ate up all the penny loaves,

And his name, &c.

11 And he ate up all the good pie crust,

And his name, &c.

12 But he choked upon the haggis bags,

And there was an end of Willy Wood.

[Illustration: BILLY PRINGLE]

[Music:

Billy Pringle had a little pig,
When it was young it was not very big,
When it was old it lived in clover,
Now it's dead and that's all over.
Billy Pringle he lay down and died,
Betty Pringle sh

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