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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. 



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CECILY PARSLEY'S 
NURSERY RHYMES 



FOR LITTLE PETER 
IN NEW ZEALAND 




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CECILY PARSLEY'S 

NURSERY RHYMES 

BY 

BEATRIX POTTER 

Author of 
"The Tale of Peter Rabbit," etc. 



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NEW YORK 
FREDERICK WARNE & CO., Ltd. 

[All rights reserved^ 



Copyright, 1922, 
Frederick' W a TEC' & Co., Ltd. 



"tHE NEW YORK 

PUBLIC LIBRARY 

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QECILY parsley lived 

in a pen, 
And brewed good ale for 

gentlemen ; 



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QENTLEMEN came every 

day, 
Till Cecily Parsley ran away. 



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r^OOSEY, goosey, gander, 
Whither will you wander? 

Upstairs and downstairs. 
And in my lady's cham- 
ber! 



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T^HIS pig went to market; 
This pig stayed at home ; 



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T^HIS pig had a bit of meat; 



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A ND this pig had none; 



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T^HIS little pig cried 
Wee! wee! wee! 
I can't find my way home. 



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pUSSY-CAT sits by the 
fire; 

How should she be fair? 
In walks the Httle dog, 

Says 'Tussy ! are you there?" 



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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!'' 



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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! 



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pjOW, wow, wow! 

Whose dog art thou? 
'Tm Httle Tom Tinker's dog, 

Bow, wow, wow!" 



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Vy E have a little garden, 
A garden of our own, 

And every day we water there 
The seeds that we have 
sown. 



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\SJE love our little garden, 
And tend it with such care, 

You will not find a faded leaf 
Or bHghted blossom there. 



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KTINNY NANNY NETTL 

COAT, 
In a white petticoat, 

With a red nose, — 
The longer she stands, 

The shorter she grows. 



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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 
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TOM KrTTEN 
JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK 
THE FLOPSY BUNNIES 
M»_s TITTLE MOUSE 
T!MN!Y TIPTOES 




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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. 



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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 



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