A Book of Nursery Rhymes/Index


A, B, C, and D, 158.
A, B, C, tumble down D, 26.
A cat came fiddling out of a
  barn, 21.
A diller, a dollar, 88.
A for the Ape, 161.
A good child, a good child, as I
  suppose you be, 11.
A long-tailed pig or a short-
  tailed pig, 40.
A man of words and not of
  deeds, 147.
Apple-pie, pudding, and pan-
  cake, 114.
Arthur O' Bower, 100.
As I was going to St. Ives, 125.
As I went through the garden
  gap, 120.
As round as an apple, 114.
As soft as silk, 120.
As the days grow longer, 95,
A sunshiny shower, 93.
A swarm of bees in May, 95.
A was an Apple-pie, 157.
A was an Archer, 158.

Bah, bah, black sheep, 44.
Bat, bat, come under my hat, 5.
Bessy Bell and Mary Gray, 77.
Betty Pringle had a little pig, 40.
Birds of a feather, 155.
Black we are, but much ad-
  mired, 118.

Black within and red with-
  out 114.
Blow, wind, blow! 97.
Bobby Shaftoe's gone to sea,
Bounce Buckram, velvet 's dear,
"Bow, wow," says the dog. 20.
Bow-wow-wow! 26.
Bring the hoop and bring the
  ball, 99.
Brow bender, 2.
Bryan O'Lin, 149.
Burnie Bee, Burnie Bee, 46.
Bye, baby Bunting, 16.

Charley wag, 57.
Cock a doodle doo! 80.
Cock crows in the morn, 89.
Cock Robin got up early, 27.
Come hither, sweet Robin, 32.
Come when you're called, 156.
Cross-patch, draw the latch, 56
Curly locks! curly locks, 76.
Cushy cow bonny, 35.

Daffy-down-dilly, 91.
Dame Trot and her cat, 24.
Dance, little baby, dance up
  high, 7.
Dance, Thumbkin, dance, 4.
Dancy-diddlety-poppity-pin, 6
Dickery, dickery, dare, 40.

Diddle, diddle, dumpling, my
son John, 16.
Diddledy, diddledy, dumpty, 22.
Ding, dong bell, 19.
Down in a dark dungeon, 119.

Eenie, meenie, minie, mo, 126.
Elizabeth, Elspeth, Betsy, and
Bess, i 20.
Evening red and morning gray,
Every lady in the land, 119.

Father Iohnson, 164.
Feedum, fiddledum fee, 26.
Fiddle-de-dee, 46.
For every evil under the sun,
Formed long ago, 118.
Four-and-twenty tailors, 47.

Gay go up and gay go down,
Girls and boys, come out to
  play, 105.
Good night, sleep tight, 17.
Goosey, goosey, gander, 66.
Great A, little a, bouncing B,

Handy-dandy riddledy ro, 105.
Hark, hark! the dogs do bark,
Here am I Little Jumping
  Joan, 9.
Here comes a poor woman, 106.
Here sits the Lord Mayor, 2,
Here we go round the bramble
  bush, 101.
Here we go, up, up, up, 8.
He that hath it and will not
  keep it, 156.

He that would thrive, 88.
Hey! diddle diddle, 23.
Hey, ding a ding, what shall I
  sing? 14.
Hickory, dickory, dock, 43.
Higgledy piggledy, my black
  hen, 33.
Higher than a house, 118.
Hinks minks, 125.
How many days has my baby
  to play? 87.
Hub a dub dub, 131.
Humpty Dumpty, 119.
Hush-a-bye, baby, 17.
Hush thee, my babby, 15.

If all the world was apple-pie,
If I'd as much money as I
  could spend, 135.
If "ifs" and "ands," 154.
If wishes were horses, 154.
If you sneeze on Monday, 90.
If you touch Hitty Pitty, 121.
I had a little cow, 35.
I had a little hobby-horse, 38.
I had a little husband, 62.
I had a little pony, 37.
I like little pussy, 19.
I'll sing you a song, 65.
I'll tell you a story, 63.
I lost my mare in Lincoln Lane,
I love sixpence, 145.
In April's sweet month, 93.
In marble walls, 117.
Intery, mintery, 125.
In time of prosperity, 14.
I saw a ship a-sailing, 140.
I saw three ships come sailing
  by, 141.
Is John Smith within? 6.

Jack and Jill, 60.
Jack Sprat could eat no fat, 73.
John Hobbs he had a gray
  mare, 36.
Johnny shall have a new bonnet,

Ladybird, ladybird, 46.
Leg over leg, 26.
Little Bo-peep, 42.
Little boy blue, 53.
Little girl, little girl, where have
  you been? 70.
Little Jack a Dandy, 79.
Little Jack Horner, 57.
Little Jack Jelf, 131.
Little King Boggen, 132.
Little maid, pretty maid, 77.
Little Miss Muffet, 73.
Little Nancy Etticoat, 114.
Little Polly Flinders, 72.
Little Robin Redbreast sat upon
  a tree, 31.
Little Tom Tucker, 75.
Little Tom Twig, 33.
London Bridge is broken down,
Long legs, crooked thighs, 114.
Lucy Locket lost her pocket,

March winds and April showers,
Mary had a pretty bird, 34.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, 12.
Miss Jane had a bag, and a
  mouse was in it, 49.
Monday's child is fair in face,
Multiplication is vexation, 156.
My dear, do you know, how a
  long time ago, 82.

My father he died, but I can't
  tell you how, 136.
My Lady Wind, my Lady Wind,
My story's ended, 164.
My true love lives far from me,

Needles and pins, 75.
Now we dance looby looby, 106.

Oh, dear, what can the matter
  be, 60.
Oh that I was where I would
  be, 143.
Oh, who is so merry, so merry,
Old King Cole, 134.
Old Mother Goose, 128.
Old Mother Twitchett, 121.
Once I saw a little bird, 33.
One misty, moisty morning, 98
One to make ready, 122.
One, two, buckle my shoe, 150.
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, I caught a hare
  alive, 48.

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's
  man, I.
Pease porridge hot, pease
  porridge cold, 14.
Pease-porridge hot, 117.
Peter Piper. 113.
Peter White will ne'er go right,
Pit, pat, well a day, 28.
Polly, put the kettle on, 67.
Poor old Robinson Crusoe! 83.
Pussy-cat Mew, 22.
Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, where have
  you been? 49.
Pussy-cat sits by the fire, 23.

Rainbow at night, 99.
Rain, rain, go away, 95.
Riddle me, riddle me, riddle me
  ree, 143.
Ride a cock-horse to Banbury
  Cross, 11.
Ride, baby, ride, 9.
Robin-a-Bobbin, 77.
Robin and Richard, 59.
Rock-a-bye, baby, 15.

See a pin and pick it up, 143.
See-saw, Margery Daw, 7.
See-saw, Margery Daw, 58.
See-saw, sacradown, 8.
See, see! what shall I see? 37.
Shake a leg, wag a leg, 93.
Shoe the colt, shoe the colt,
Shoe the horse, and shoe the
  mare, 36.
Simple Simon met a pieman,
Sing a song of sixpence, 28.
Sing, sing, what shall I sing?
Sing, song, the days are long, 95.
Snail, snail, put out. your horn,
Solomon Grundy, 89.
Some little mice sat in a barn to
  spin, 45.

The cock doth crow, 33.
The fair maid who, the first of
  May, 93.
The girl in the lane, 56.
The King of France went up
  the hill, 133.
The man in the moon, 65.
The man in the wilderness asked
  me, 152.

The north wind doth blow, 32,
The Queen of Hearts, 64.
There was a crooked man, 58.
There was a little boy went into
  a barn, 67.
There was a little man and he
  had a little gun, 78.
There was a man, and he had
  nought, 153.
There was a man in our town,
There was a man who had no
  eyes, 117.
There was an old man, and he
  had a calf, 66.
There was an old woman, and
  what do you think? 70.
There was an old woman lived
  under a hill, 61.
There was an old woman tossed
  up in a basket. 68.
There was an old woman who
  lived in a shoe, 71.
There was an owl lived in an
  oak, 52.
There were three jovial
  huntsmen, 146.
There were two birds sat on a
  stone, 27.
There were two blackbirds, 4.
The two gray kits, 24.
They that wash on Monday, 87.
Thirty days hath September.
Thirty white horses, 114.
This is the way the ladies ride,
This little pig went to market, 1
Thomas A'Tattamus, 117.
Three blind mice, 48.
Three children sliding, 132.
Three little kittens, 50.

Three wise men of Gotham, 60.
Tickle ye, tickle ye in your
  hand, 10.
To bed! to bed! 57.
To market, to market, to buy a
  plum bun, 8.
To market, to market, to buy a
  plum cake, 8.
Tom Brown's two little Indian
  boys, 63.
Tom he was a Piper's son, 137.
Tom, Tom. the piper's son, 61.
Twelve pears hanging high, 121.
Two legs sat upon three legs,
Two little dogs sat by the fire,
Up hill spare me, 36.
Upon my word and honor, 39.

Warm, hands, warm, 3.
Wee Willie Winkie. 62.

We're all in the dumps, 67.
What are little boys made of,
What shoemaker, 115.
What 's the news of the day,
When a twister a twisting, 112.
When I was a bachelor, 84.
When Jacky 's a very good boy,
When little Fred went to bed,
When the days begin to lengthen, 95.
When the wind is in the East.
When V and I together meet,
Where are you going, my pretty
  maid? 74.
Willie boy, Willie boy, 64.
Young lambs to sell, 44.