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228 Indiana University Publications, Folklore Series
10.     The first that came was a little black bug,
Uh-huh; The first that came was a little black bug; He carried his bottle and his jug.
Uh-huh.
11.     The next that came was young Miss Flea,
Uh-huh; The next that came was young Miss Flea; She danced a jig with a bumblebee.
Uh-huh.
12* The next that came was old Miss Tick,
Uh-huh; The next that came was old Miss Tick; She ate so much that she got sick.
Uh-huh.
13.     Then they sent for Doctor Fly,
Uh-huh; Then they sent for Doctor Fly; He came and said Miss Tick must die.
Uh-huh.
14.     In came the cat, and she made her mouth flutter,
Uh-huh; In came the cat, and she made her mouth flutter; She ran Lady Mousie into the gutter.
Uh-huh.
15.     Then Mr. Frog thought he'd swim across the lake,
Uh-huh; Then Mr. Frog thought he'd swim across the lake; He was seized and swallowed by a snake.
Uh-huh.
16.     And this is the end of one, two, three,
Uh-huh; And this is the end of one, two, three: Miss Tick, Mr. Frog, and Lady Mousie.
Uh-huh.








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