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A FROG HE WOULD A-WOOING GO.
2.  Off he set with his opera hat,
"Heigh-ho!" said Rowley; Off he set with his opera hat, And on the road he met with a rat,
With a rowly, powly, &c.
3.  Soon they arrived at the mouse's hall,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; Soon they arrived at the mouse's hall, They gave a loud tap, and they gave a loud call, With a rowly, powly, &c.
4.  "Pray,Mrs.Mouse,are you within?"
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; "Pray, Mrs. Mouse,are you within?" "Yes, kind Sir! I'm sitting to spin,"
With a rowly, powly, &c.
5.  "Pray, Mrs. Mouse,will you give us some beer?"
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; "Pray, Mrs. Mouse, will you give us some beer? That Froggy and I may have good cheer,"
With a rowly, powly, &c.
6.  "Pray, Mr. Frog,will you give us a song?"
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; "Pray, Mr. Frog,will you give us a song? Let the subject be something that's not over long," With a rowly, powly, &c.
7.  "Indeed, Mrs. Mouse!" replied the frog,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; "Indeed, Mrs. Mouse!" replied the frog, "Acold has made me as hoarse as a hog,"
With a rowly, powly, &c.
8.  "Since you have caught cold, Mr. Frog"mousy said,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley, "Since you have caughtcold, Mr. FrogJ'mousy said, "I'll sing you a song that I have just made,"
With a rowly, powly, &c.
9.   As they were in glee and merry making,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; As they were in glee and merry making, A cat and her kittens came tumbling in,
With a rowly, powly, &c.
10.  The cat she seized the rat by the crown,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; The cat she seized the rat by the crown, The kittens they pulled the little mouse down, With a rowly, powly, Ac.
11.  This put Mr. Frog in a terrible fright,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; This put Mr. Frog in a terrible fright, He took up his hat and he wished them good-niphi, With a rowly, powly, &c.
12.  As Froggy was crossing it over a brook,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; As Froggy was crossing it over a brook, A lily-white duck came and gobbled him up,
With a rowly, powly, &c.
13.  So here is an end of one,two and three,
"Heigh-ho!"said Rowley; So here is an end of one, two and three, The rat, the mouse, and the little Froggy,
With a rowly, powly, &c.
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