Cecily Parsleys Nursery Rhymes BY BET^TRIX POTTER F.WARNB6VCO Though Haltered b\' imitators galore Miss Potter s work stands supreme. Her many pic- lure stories should be among the first Looks owned dv children. BRANCH LIBRARIES 109 5214 TER ID Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2007 with funding from IVIicrosoft Corporation http://www.archive.org/details/cecilyparsleysnuOOpott J)- S9^^^ CECILY PARSLEY'S NURSERY RHYMES FOR LITTLE PETER IN NEW ZEALAND : :/'^^^^ ^^_ i~ j^ ^MM CECILY PARSLEY'S NURSERY RHYMES BY BEATRIX POTTER Author of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," etc. h^'i '^5> ' ''^ NEW YORK FREDERICK WARNE & CO., Ltd. [All rights reserved^ Copyright, 1922, Frederick' W a TEC' & Co., Ltd. "tHE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ASTIR LENOX A NO TILDEN FOONOATIONS O J-L J'396/Z 10 QECILY parsley lived in a pen, And brewed good ale for gentlemen ; n QENTLEMEN came every day, Till Cecily Parsley ran away. 14 15 / , '^/' ir^ 18 r^OOSEY, goosey, gander, Whither will you wander? Upstairs and downstairs. And in my lady's cham- ber! 19 T^HIS pig went to market; This pig stayed at home ; 20 '^^^' 21 24 T^HIS pig had a bit of meat; 25 A ND this pig had none; 26 27 T^HIS little pig cried Wee! wee! wee! I can't find my way home. 34 35 38 pUSSY-CAT sits by the fire; How should she be fair? In walks the Httle dog, Says 'Tussy ! are you there?" 39 42 I_JOW do you do, Mistress Pussy? Mistress Pussy, how do you do?" "I thank you kindly, little dog, I fare as well as you!'' 43 T^HREE blind mice, three blind mice, See how they run ! They all run after the farmer's wife, And she cut off their tails with a carving knife. Did you ever see such a thing in your life As three blind mice! 44 ft ^iv «: :X"'''"X ^^ip-^ 48 pjOW, wow, wow! Whose dog art thou? 'Tm Httle Tom Tinker's dog, Bow, wow, wow!" 49 Vy E have a little garden, A garden of our own, And every day we water there The seeds that we have sown. 50 51 \SJE love our little garden, And tend it with such care, You will not find a faded leaf Or bHghted blossom there. 54 55 58 KTINNY NANNY NETTL COAT, In a white petticoat, With a red nose, — The longer she stands, The shorter she grows. 59 CENTRAL CIRCULATION CHILDREN'S ROOM ^ THE PtTER RABBlf ;B00KS • FIRST SflRiE.3 . Peter rabbit squirrel nutkin tailor of gloucester Benjamin Bunny TWO Bad mice M«stiggy-wsnkle m5 ^»er£mv fi3her TOM KrTTEN JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK THE FLOPSY BUNNIES M»_s TITTLE MOUSE T!MN!Y TIPTOES LOPE ■.^^^^^^,^K^^^>^^^^^/f^^^^^^^^>^.' "^/^/Oi^^^^^^/tPv THE ORIGINAL Peter Rabbit Books By BEATRIX POTTER A LIST OF THE TITLES EACH 85< TheTaleof Peter Rabbit The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin The Tailor of Gloucester The Tale of Benjamin Bunnv The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck The Talc of the Flopsy Bunnies The Tale of Two Bad Mice The Tale of Tom Kitten The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemous< The Tale of Timmy Tiptces The Tale of Mr. Tod ' The Tale of Pigling Bland The Roly Poly Pudding The Pie and the Patty-pan Ginger and Pickles i Published by FREDERICK WARNE & CO.. INC. i^s Peter Rabbit Books in French EACH 85< Pierre Lapin (Peter Rabbit) Jeannot Lapin (Benjamin Bunny) EACH 75f^ The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit The Story of Miss Moppet EACH 60< I c Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes ^ Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes y ]> '