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Brewster: Ballads and Songs of Indiana           233
5.   "Pray, Mrs. Mouse, are you within?"
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; "0 yes, kind sirs, I am sitting to spin." With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach, "Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
6.   "Pray, Mrs. Mouse, will you give us some beer?"
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; "For Froggie and I are fond of good cheer." With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach, "Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
7.   "Pray, Mr. Frog, will you give us a song?"
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; "But let it be something that's not very long." With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach, "Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
8.     But while they were all a merry-making,1
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; A cat and her kittens came tumbling in. With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
"Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
9.     The cat she seized the rat by the crown,
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; The kittens they pulled the little mouse down. With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
"Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
10.     This put Mr. Frog in a terrible fright;
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; He took up his hat and wished than goodnight. With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
"Sing heigh ho" says Anthony Rowley.
11.     But as Froggie was crossing over a brook,
"Sing heigh ho" says Rowley; A lily-white duck came and gobbled him up. With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
"Sing heigh how says Anthony Rowley.
* For But while the* were making a merry dm?








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