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Five Fluffy Little Robins
Five Fluffy Little Robins,
Looked up at the sky.
It was time to leave the nest,
And find out how to fly.
Four flitter-fluttered off,
But one was full of fear.
He said, "It's far too high,
I think I'll stay right here!"
"Come on!", said the others,
Flying freely in the sun.
So their little brother tried it
And found that it was fun.
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The Duke of York
Oh, the grand old Duke of York,
He had ten thousand men;
He marched then up to the top of the hill,
And he marched them down again.
And when they were up, they were up,
And when they were down, they were down,
And when they were only halfway up,
They were neither up nor down.
Origins of Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Words
Nursery Rhyme lyrics have many different origins and meanings. In most cases the meanings behind nursery rhyme lyrics cannot be verified. A few examples of some more well know nursery rhyme lyrics and their possible meanings are; ‘Baa, Baa, Black sheep’ was thought to originate from the medieval taxes, ‘Humpty Dumpty’ was thought to be a cannon used in the English civil war and ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ was thought to be related to the burial of children in foundations or Vikings burning wooden bridges. Whatever the meaning behind Nursery Rhyme Lyrics we have enjoyed them in our own childhood along with sharing them with our own children (and it is amazing after many years how quickly the Lyrics to nursery rhymes can still be remembered).