Translation:French Nursery Rhymes/Counting (1)

French Nursery Rhymes  (1881) 
C. B., translated from French by Wikisource
Counting

COUNTING.

1.

A little dog begging for alms,
While passing through this country,
Bridge one,—you get a plum;
Bridge two,—you get eggs;
Bridge three,—you get nuts;
Bridge four,—you get a slap;[1]
Bridge five,—you get a syringe;
Bridge six,—you get cherries;
Bridge seven,—you get a plate;
Bridge eight,—you get oysters;
Bridge nine,—you get beef.



  1. Claque (s.f.), slap; donner une claque à queleu'un: to give a person a slap.