The Tailor and the Crow: An Old Rhyme with New Drawings by Brooke, L. Leslie (Leonard Leslie)

THE TAILOR AND THE CROW

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DRAWINGS BY

L. LESLIE BROOKE

THE TAILOR AND THE CROW

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The Tailor and the Crow:

An Old Rhyme with New Drawings

by L. Leslie Brooke

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London Frederick Warne and Co Ltd. New York

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_Printed in Great Britain._

COPYRIGHT 1911 ENTERED AT STATIONERS' HALL.

THE TAILOR AND THE CROW

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A carrion crow sat on an oak, Fol de riddle, lol de riddle, hi ding do,

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Watching a tailor shape his cloak;

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Sing heigh ho,

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the carrion crow,

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Fol de riddle,

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lol de riddle,

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hi ding do.

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Wife,

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bring me my old bent bow,

Fol de riddle,

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lol de riddle,

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hi

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ding do.

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That I may shoot yon carrion crow;

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Sing heigh ho, the carrion crow,

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Fol de riddle, lol de riddle, hi ding do.

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The tailor he shot

and missed his mark,

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Fol de riddle,

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lol de riddle,

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hi ding

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do.

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And shot his own sow quite through the heart;

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Sing heigh ho, the carrion crow, Fol de riddle, lol de riddle, hi ding do.

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Wife, bring brandy in a spoon,

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Fol de riddle,

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lol de riddle,

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hi-ding do.

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For our old sow

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is in a swoon;

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Sing

HEIGH

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HO,

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the carrion crow,

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Fol de riddle, lol de riddle, hi ding

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do.