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R. Caldecott's Picture Book (No. 2) by Caldecott

R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOK

(No. 2)

CONTAINING

THE THREE JOVIAL HUNTSMEN SING A SONG FOR SIXPENCE THE QUEEN OF HEARTS THE FARMER'S BOY

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London Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd. and New York Printed in Great Britain

THE THREE JOVIAL HUNTSMEN.

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The THREE JOVIAL HUNTSMEN.

IT'S of three jovial huntsmen, an' a hunting they did go; An' they hunted, an' they hollo'd, an' they blew their horns also Look ye there!

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An' one said, "Mind yo'r e'en, an' keep yo'r noses reet i' th' wind An' then, by scent or seet, we'll leet o' summat to our mind." Look ye there!

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They hunted, an' they hollo'd, an' the first thing they did find Was a tatter't boggart, in a field, an' that they left behind. Look ye there!

One said it was a boggart, an' another he said "Nay; It's just a ge'man-farmer, that has gone an' lost his way." Look ye there!

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They hunted, an' they hollo'd, an' the next thing they did find Was a gruntin', grindin' grindlestone, an' that they left behind. Look ye there!

One said it was a grindlestone, another he said "Nay; It's nought but an' owd fossil cheese, that somebody's roll't away." Look ye there!

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They hunted, an' they hollo'd, an' the next thing they did find Was a bull-calf in a pin-fold, an' that, too, they left behind. Look ye there!

One said it was a bull-calf, an' another he said "Nay; It's just a painted jackass, that has never larnt to bray." Look ye there!


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