Nursery Rhymes

Old Mother Hubbard

Old Mother Hubbard
went to the cupboard
to get her poor dog a bone,
when she got there
the cupboard was bare
and so the poor dog had none.

She went to the baker's
to buy him some bread
but when she came back
the poor dog was dead.

She went to the joiner's
to buy him a coffin
but when she came back
the poor dog was laughing.

She took a clean dish
to get him some tripe
but when she came back
he was smoking a pipe.

She went to the fishmonger's
to buy him some fish
but when she came back
he was licking the dish.

She went to the alehouse
to get him some beer
but when she came back
the dog sat in a chair.

she went to the tavern
for white wine and red
but when she came back
the dog stood on his head.

She went to the hatter's
to buy him a hat
but when she came back
he was feeding the cat.

She went to the barber's
to buy him a wig
but when she came back
he was dancing a jig.

She went to the fruiter's
to buy him some fruit
but when she came back
he was playing the flute.

She went to the tailor's
to buy him a coat
but when she came back
he was riding a goat.

She went to the cobbler's
to buy him some shoes
but when she came back
he was reading the news.

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