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Full text of "A frog he would a-wooing go"

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FROG HE WOULD 
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A Frog he would a-wooing go, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
Whether his Mother would let him or no. 

With a row ley -pow ley, gammon and spinach 
Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 




So off he set with his opera-hat, 

Heigho, says Rowley i 
And on his way he met with a Rat. 

With a row ley -pow ley, gammon and spinach, 

Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 




" Pray, M r. Rat, will you go with me," 

Heigho, says K owley ! 
"Pretty Miss Mousey for to see?" 

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Heigho. says Anthony Rowley! 







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Now they soon arrived at Mousey s Hall, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
And gave a loud knock, and gave a loud call. 

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''Pray, Miss Mousey, are you within?" 

Heigho, says Rowley! 
"Oh, yes, kind Sirs, I'm sitting to spin." 



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Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 





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"Pray, Miss Mouse, will you give us some beer?" 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
''For Froggy and I are fond of good cheer." 



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"Pray, Mr. Frog, will you give us a song?" 

Heigko, says Rowley ! 
" But let it be something that's not very long." 

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Heiglic, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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"Indeed, Miss Mouse," replied Mr Frog, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
"A cold has made me as hoarse as a Hog." 

With a rozvley-fiowley, gammon and spinach, 

HeigJio, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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"Since you have caught cold," Miss Mousey said, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
" I'll sing you a song that I have just made." 

With a row ley -pow ley, gammon and spinach, 
Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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But while they were all thus a merry-making, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
A Cat and her Kittens came tumbling in. 

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Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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The Cat she seized the Rat by the crown; 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
The Kittens they pulled the little Mouse down. 

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Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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This put Mr. Frog in a terrible fright ; 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
He took up his hat, and he wished them good night. 

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Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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But as Froggy was crossing a silvery brook, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
A lily-white Duck came and gobbled him up. 

With a row ley -pow ley, gammo?i and spinach, 

Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 



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So there was an end of one, two, and three, 

Heigho, says Rowley ! 
The Rat, the Mouse, and the little Frog-gee! 

With a row ley -flow ley, gammon and spinach, 

Heigho, says Anthony Rowley ! 




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