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Around the Green Gravel

Around the green gravel the grass grows green,
And all the pretty maids are plain to be seen;
Wash them with milk, and clothe them with silk,
And write their names with a pen and ink.

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There Were Three Sisters

There were three sisters fair and bright,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
And they three loved one valiant knight.
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

The eldest sister let him in,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
And barred the door with a silver pin,
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

The second sister made his bed,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
And placed soft pillows under his head,
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

The youngest sister, fair and bright,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
Was resolved for to wed with this valiant knight,
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

‘And if you can answer questions three,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
O then, fair maid, I will marry with thee,
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

‘What is louder than a horn,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
And what is sharper than a thorn?
As the dew flies over the mulberry tree.

‘Thunder is louder than an horn,
Jennifer gentle and rosemary,
And h


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).

 

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About Nursery Rhymes

 Nursery Rhymes

A nursery rhyme is a traditional song or poem taught to young children, originally in the nursery. Learning nursery rhymes lyrics assists in the development of vocabulary and in some cases basic counting skills. It also introduces children to enjoy music. Often actions, movement or dances are associated with these nursery rhymes and children songs.

Baby and Pregnancy

 Baby and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life, but it can also be a nerve racking and exhausting period of your life. In this time a woman’s body will go through many changes that you need to cope with while the parents to be are anticipating a monumental change in their life once the little one arrives.

 
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