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Mother Goose Rhymes美国小学生必背英文俚语

"As I was going to St. Ives..."

As I was going to St. Ives,

I met a man with seven wives; Every wife had seven sacks, Every sack had seven cats, Every cat had seven kits;

Kits, cats, sacks, and wives,

How many were there going to St. Ives?

"As round as an apple..."

As round as an apple,

As deep as a cup,

All the king's horses

Can't pull it up.

Baa, baa, black sheep..."

Baa, baa, black sheep,

Have you any wool?

Yes sir, yes sir,

Three bags full;

One for my master,

One for my dame,

And one for the little boy

That lives in our lane "Blow, wind, blow! And go,

mill, go..."

Blow, wind, blow! And go, mill, go!

That the miller may grind his corn;

That the baker may take it,

And into rolls make it,

And send us some hot in the

morn.

"Bow, wow, wow..."

Bow, wow, wow,

Whose dog art thou?

Little Tom Tinker's dog,

Bow, wow, wow.

"Bye, baby bunting..."

Bye, baby bunting,

Father's gone a-hunting,

Mother's gone a-milking,

Sister's gone a-silking,

Brother's gone to buy a skin

To wrap the baby bunting in

"A cat came fiddling out

of a barn..."

A cat came fiddling out of a barn,

With a pair of bagpipes under her

arm;

She could sing nothing but fiddle

cum fee,

The mouse has married the

bumblebee.

"Cobbler, cobbler, mend

my shoe..."

Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe,

Give it a stitch and that will do.

Here's a nail, and there's a prod,

And now my shoe is well shod.

"Come, butter, come..."

Come, butter, come,

Come, butter, come!

Peter stands at the gate,

Waiting for a buttered cake;

Come, butter, come.

"Cock-a-doodle-doo..." Cock-a-doodle-doo!

My dame has lost her shoe;

My master's lost his fiddling stick, And don't know what to do.

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

What is my dame to do?

Till master finds his fiddling stick, She'll dance without her shoe. Cock-a-doodle-doo!

My dame has found her shoe, And master's found his fiddling stick,

Sing doodle-doodle-doo!

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

My dame will dance with you, While master fiddles his fiddling stick

For dame and doodle-doo.

"Cushy cow bonny, let down thy milk..."

Cushy cow bonny, let down thy milk,

And I will give thee a gown of silk;

A gown of silk and a silver tee,

If thou wilt let down thy milk to me."Diddle, diddle, dumpling,

my son John..."

Diddle, diddle, dumpling, my son

John

Went to bed with his stockings on;

One shoe off, and one shoe on,

Diddle, diddle, dumpling, my son

John.

"Ding, dong, bell..."

Ding, dong, bell,

Pussy's in the well!

Who put her in?

Little Tommy Green.

Who pulled her out?

Big Johnny Stout.

What a naughty boy was that,

To drown poor pussy-cat,

Who never did him any harm,

But killed the mice in his father's

barn!

"A farmer went riding..."

A farmer went riding

Upon his gray mare;

Bumpety, bumpety, bump!

With his daughter behind him,

So rosy and fair;

Lumpety, lumpety, lump!

A raven cried "Croak!"

And they all tumbled down;

Bumpety, bumpety, bump!

The mare broke her knees,

And the farmer his crown;

Lumpety, lumpety, lump!

The mischievous raven

Flew laughing away;

Bumpety, bumpety, bump!

And vowed he would serve them

The same the next day;

Lumpety, lumpety, lump!

"Girls and boys, come out to play..."

Girls and boys, come out to play, The moon is shining as bright as day.

Leave your supper, and leave your sleep,

And come with your playfellows into the street.

Come with a whoop, come with a call,

Come with a good will or not at all.

Up the ladder and down the wall, A halfpenny roll will serve us all. You find milk, and I'll find flour, And we'll have pudding in half an hour.

"God bless the master of this house..."

God bless the master of this house,

The mistress, also,

And all the little children,

That round the table go;

And all your kin and kinsmen That dwell both far and near;

I wish you a Merry Christmas, And a Happy New Year."Hey! diddle, diddle..." Hey!

diddle, diddle,

The cat and the fiddle,

The cow jumped over the moon;

The little dog laughed

To see such sport,

And the dish ran away with the

spoon.

"Hickory, dickory, dock..."

Hickory, dickory, dock,

The mouse ran up the clock;

The clock struck one,

The mouse ran down;

Hickory, dickory, dock.

"Higgledy, piggledy, my

black hen..."

Higgledy, piggledy, my black hen,

She lays eggs for gentlemen;

Sometimes nine, sometimes ten;

Higgledy, piggledy, my black hen.

"Humpty-Dumpty sat on a

wall..."

Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall,

Humpty-Dumpty had a great fall;

Threescore men and threescore

more

Cannot place Humpty-Dumpty as

he was before.

"Rock-a-bye, baby..."

Rock-a-bye, baby,

In the tree top:

When the wind blows,

The cradle will rock;

When the bough breaks,

The cradle will fall;

Down will come baby,

Cradle and all.

"I had a little nut-tree,

nothing would it bear..."

I had a little nut-tree, nothing

would it bear

But a silver nutmeg and a golden

pear;

The king of Spain's daughter

came to visit me,

And all because of my little nut-

tree.

I skipped over water, I danced

over sea.

And all the birds in the air

couldn't catch me.

"I had a little pony..."

I had a little pony,

His name was Dapple-gray,

I lent him to a lady,

To ride a mile away;

She whipped him, she slashed him,

She rode him through the mire;

I would not lend my pony now For all the lady's hire.

"I have a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep..."

I have a little sister, they call her Peep, Peep;

She wades the waters deep, deep, deep;

She climbs the mountains high, high, high;

Poor little creature, she has but one eye."I saw a ship a-sailing..."

I saw a ship a-sailing,

A-sailing on the sea;

And oh, it was all laden

With pretty things for thee!

There were comfits in the cabin,

And apples in the hold;

The sails were made of silk,

And the masts were made of gold.

The four and twenty sailors,

That stood between the decks,

Were four and twenty white mice,

With chains about their necks.

The captain was a duck,

With a packet on his back;

And when the ship began to

move,

The captain said, "Quack,

Quack!"

"In marble walls as white

as milk..."

In marble walls as white as milk,

Lined with a skin as soft as silk,

Within a fountain crystal clear,

A golden apple doth appear;

No doors there are to this

stronghold,

Yet thieves break in and steal the

gold

"If all the seas were one

sea..."

If all the seas were one sea,

What a great sea that would be!

If all the trees were one tree,

What a great tree that would be!

If all the axes were one axe,

What a great axe that would be!

If all the men were one man,

What a great man he would be!

And if the great man took

the great axe,

And cut down the great tree,

And let it fall into the great sea,

What a great splash-

splash that would be!

"Intery, mintery, cutery-corn..."

Intery, mintery, cutery-corn, Apple seed and apple thorn; Wire, brier, limber-lock,

Five geese in a flock;

Sit and sing by a spring,

O-U-T, and in again.

"Jack and Jill went up the hill..."

Jack and Jill went up the hill,

To fetch a pail of water;

Jack fell down, and broke his crown,

And Jill came tumbling after.

"Jack be nimble..."

Jack be nimble,

And Jack be quick;

And Jack jump over

The candlestick."Little Betty Blue..."

Little Betty Blue

Lost her holiday shoe;

What can little Betty do?

Give her another

To match the other

And then she may walk in two.

"Little Bo-peep has lost

her sheep..."

Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep,

And can't tell where to find them;

Leave them alone, and they'll

come home,

And bring their tails behind them.

Little Bo-peep fell fast asleep,

And dreamt she heard them

bleating;

But when she awoke, she found it

a joke,

For they were still a-fleeting.

Then up she took her little crook,

Determined for to find them;

She found them indeed, but it

made her heart bleed,

For they'd left all their tails

behind them

"Little Boy Blue, come

blow your horn..."

Little Boy Blue, come blow your

horn.

The sheep's in the meadow, the

cow's in the corn.

Where is the boy that looks after

the sheep?

"He's under the haycock, fast

asleep."

Will you wake him? "No, not I;

For if I do, he'll be sure to cry."

"Little Jack Horner..."

Little Jack Horner

Sat in a corner,

Eating his Christmas pie.

He put in his thumb,

And he pulled out a plum,

And said, "What a good boy am

I!"

"Little King Boggen, he

built a fine hall..."

Little King Boggen he built a fine

hall,

Pie-crust and pastry-crust, that

was the wall;

The windows were made of black

puddings and white,

And slated with pancakes---you

ne'er saw the like.

"Little Miss Muffet..."

Little Miss Muffet

Sat on a tuffet,

Eating of curds and whey; There came a spider,

And sat down beside her,

And frightened Miss Muffet away. "Little Nancy Etticoat..."

Little Nancy Etticoat,

In a white petticoat,

And a red nose;

The longer she stands,

The shorter she grows.

"Little Robin Redbreast..."

Little Robin Redbreast

Sat upon a rail;

Niddle, naddle, went his head, Wiggle, waggle, went his tail. "Mistress Mary, quite contrary..."

Mistress Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With cockle-shells, and silver bells,

And pretty maids all in a row."Monday's child is fair of

face..."

Monday's child is fair of face,

Tuesday's child is full of grace;

Wednesday's child is full of woe,

Thursday's child has far to go;

Friday's child is loving and giving,

Saturday's child works hard for its

living;

But the child that is born on the

Sabbath day

Is bonny and blithe, and good and

gay.

"The north wind doth

blow..."

The north wind doth blow,

And we shall have snow,

And what will the robin do then?

Poor thing!

He will sit in a barn,

And to keep himself warm,

Will hide his head under this wing.

Poor thing!

"Old King Cole..."

Old King Cole

Was a merry old soul,

And a merry old soul was he;

He called for his pipe,

And he called for his bowl,

And he called for his fiddlers

three.

Each fiddler, he had a fiddle,

And a very fine fiddle had he;

Twee-tweedle-dee, tweedle-dee,

went the fiddlers,

Oh, there's none so rare,

As can compare

With old King Cole and his

fiddlers three!

"To market, to market, to

buy a fat pig..." To market, to

market, to buy a fat pig,

Home again, home again, dancing

a jig;

To market, to market, to buy a fat

hog;

Home again, home again, jiggety-

jog;

To market, to market, to buy a

plum bun,

Home again, home again, market

is done.

"Old Mother Hubbard..." Old Mother Hubbard

Went to the cupboard

To get her poor dog a bone; But when she came there The cupboard was bare,

And so the poor dog had none. She went to the baker's

To buy him some bread;

But when she came back

The poor dog was dead.

She went to the joiner's

To buy him a coffin;

But when she came back

The poor dog was laughing. She took a clean dish,

To get him some tripe;

But when she came back

He was smoking his pipe.

She went to the hatter's

To buy him a hat;

But when she came back

He was feeding the cat.

She went to the barber's

To buy him a wig;

But when she came back

He was dancing a jig.

She went to the fruiterer's

To buy him some fruit; But when she came back

He was playing the flute.

She went to the tailor's

To buy him a coat;

But when she came back

He was riding a goat.

She went to the cobbler's

To buy him some shoes;

But when she came back

He was reading the news.

She went to the seamstress

To buy him some linen;

But when she came back

The dog was spinning.

She went to the hosier's

To buy him some hose;

But when she came back

He was dressed in his clothes.

The dame made a curtsey,

The dog made a bow;

The dame said, "Your servant,"

The dog said, "Bow-wow."

"Once I saw a little bird..."

Once I saw a little bird

Come hop, hop, hop;

So I cried, "Little bird,

Will you stop, stop, stop?"

And was going to the window

To say, "How do you do?

But he shook his little tail,

And far way he flew.

"One, two..."

One, two,

Buckle my shoe;

Three, four,

Shut the door;

Five, six,

Pick up sticks;

Seven eight,

Lay them straight;

Nine, ten,

A good fat hen;

Eleven, twelve,

Who will delve?

Thirteen, fourteen,

Maids a-courting;

Fifteen, sixteen,

Maids a-kissing;

Seventeen, eighteen,

Maids a-waiting;

Nineteen, twenty,

My stomach's empty

"Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man..."

Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake,

Baker's man,

Bake me a cake

As fast as you can;

Prick it and pat it,

And mark it with T,

And put it in the oven

For Teddy and me.

"Pease-porridge hot..."

(A game with the hands.)

Pease-porridge hot,

Pease-porridge cold,

Pease-porridge in the pot,

Nine days old;

Some like it hot,

Some like it cold,

Some like it in the pot,

Nine days old.

"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers..."

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers;

A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,

Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?"Polly, put the kettle on..."

Polly, put the kettle on,

Polly, put the kettle on,

Polly, put the kettle on,

And let's drink tea.

"Pussy-cat, pussy-cat,

where have you been?..."

Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, where have

you been?

"I've been to London to look at

the queen."

Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, what did

you there?

"I frightened a little mouse under

the chair."

"Ride a cock-horse to

Banbury Cross..."

Ride a cock-horse to Banbury

Cross,

To see an old lady upon a white

horse;

Rings on her fingers, and bells on

her toes,

And so she makes music

wherever she goes.

"Robert Rowley rolled a

round roll 'round..."

Robert Rowley rolled a round roll

'round;

A round roll Robert Rowley rolled

'round;

If Robert Rowley rolled a round

roll 'round,

Where rolled the round roll Robert

Rowley rolled 'round?

"Rock-a-bye, baby..."

Rock-a-bye, baby,

In the tree top:

When the wind blows,

The cradle will rock;

When the bough breaks,

The cradle will fall;

Down will come baby,

Cradle and all.

"Willy boy, Willy boy,

where are you going?..."

Willy boy, Willy boy, where are

you going?

I'll go with you, if I may.

"I'm going to the meadow to see

them a-mowing,

I'm going to help them make hay."

"Simple Simon met a pieman..."

Simple Simon met a pieman Going to the fair;

Says Simple Simon to the pieman, "Let me taste your ware."

Says the pieman to Simple Simon, "Show me first your penny."

Says Simple Simon to the pieman, "Indeed, I have not any."

Simple Simon went a-fishing

For to catch a whale:

All the water he had got

Was in his mother's pail!

"Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town..."

Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town,

Upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown,

Rapping at the window, crying through the lock,

"Are the children in their beds, for now it's eight o'clock?" "Sing a song of

sixpence..."

Sing a song of sixpence,

A pocket full of rye;

Four and twenty blackbirds

Baked in a pie;

When the pie was opened,

The birds began to sing;

Was not that a dainty dish

To set before the king?

The king was in his counting-

house

Counting out his money;

The queen was in the parlor

Eating bread and honey;

The maid was in the garden

Hanging out the clothes,

When along came blackbird

And pecked off her nose

"The rose is red..."

The rose is red,

The violet's blue;

Pinks are sweet,

And so are you!

"There was a crooked

man, and he went a

crooked mile..."

There was a crooked man, and

he went a crooked mile,

And found a crooked sixpence

against a crooked stile,

He bought a crooked cat, which

caught a crooked mouse,

And they all lived together in a

little crooked house.

"There was a man in our

town..."

There was a man in our town,

And he was wondrous wise;

He jumped into a brier bush,

And scratched out both his eyes;

And when he saw his eyes were

out,

With all his might and main

He jumped into another bush,

And scratched 'em in again

"There was an old man, who lived in a wood..."

There we an old man, who lived in a wood,

As you may plainly see;

He said he could do as much work in a day,

As his wife could do in three. "With all my heart," the old woman said,

"If that you will allow,

Tomorrow you'll stay at home in my stead,

And I'll go drive the plow.

"But you must milk the Tidy cow, For fear that she go dry;

And you must feed the little pigs That are within the sty;

And you must mind the speckled hen,

For fear she lay away;

And you must reel the spool of yarn,

That I spun yesterday."

The old woman took a staff in her hand,

And went to drive the plow.

The old man took a pail in his hand,

And went to milk the cow;

But Tidy hinched, and Tidy flinched,

And Tidy broke his nose, And Tidy gave him such a blow,

That the blood ran down to his

toes.

"High! Tidy! ho! Tidy! high!

Tidy! do stand still;

If ever I milk you, Tidy, again,

'Twill be against my will!"

He went to feed the little pigs

That were within the sty;

He his his head against the beam,

And he made the blood to fly.

He went to mind the speckled hen,

For fear she'd lay astray,

And he forgot the spool of yarn

His wife spun yesterday.

So he swore by the sun, the

moon, and the stars,

And the green leaves on the tree,

"If my wife doesn't do a day's

work in her life,

She shall ne'er be ruled by me."

"There was an old

woman..."

There was an old woman

Lived under a hill;

And if she's not gone,

She lives there still.

There was an old woman

tossed up in a basket..."

There was an old woman tossed

up in a basket

Nineteen times as high as the

moon;

Where she was going I couldn't

but ask it,

For in her hand she carried a

broom.

"Old woman, old woman, old

woman," quoth I,

"O whither, O whither, O whither,

so high?"

"To brush the cobwebs off the

sky!"

"Shall I go with thee?" "Aye, by

and by."

"There was an old woman

who lived in a shoe..."

There was an old woman who

lived in a shoe,

She had so many children, she

didn't know what to do;

She gave them some broth

without any bread,

She whipped them all soundly,

and put them to bed.

"There were three jovial huntsmen..."

There were three jovial huntsmen, As I have heard them say,

And they would go a-hunting

All on a summer's day.

All the day they hunted,

And nothing could they find

But a ship a-sailing,

A-sailing with the wind.

One said it was a ship,

The other he said nay;

The third said it was a house

With the chimney blown away.

And all the night they hunted,

And nothing could they find

But the moon a-gliding,

A-gliding with the wind.

One said it was the moon,

The other he said nay;

The third said it was a cheese, And half o't cut away.

"Twenty white horses..."

Twenty white horses

Upon a red hill;

Now they tramp,

Now they champ,

Now they stand still. "Thirty days hath

September..."

Thirty days hath September,

April, June, and November;

February has twenty-eight alone,

All the rest have thirty-one,

Excepting leap year, that's the

time

When February's days are

twenty-nine.

"This little pig went to

market..."

This little pig went to market;

This little pig stayed at home;

This little pig had a bit of meat

And this little pig had none;

This little pig said,"Wee, wee,

wee! I can't find my way home.

"Up little baby, stand up

clear..."

Up, little baby, stand up clear;

Mother will hold you, do not fear;

Dimple and smile, and chuckle

and crow!

There, little baby, now you know!

"Three blind mice! See,

how they run..."

Three blind mice! See, how they

run!

They all ran after the farmer's wife,

Who cut off their tails with the

carving knife!

Did you ever see such a thing in

your life?

Three blind mice!

"Three children sliding on

the ice..."

Three children sliding on the ice

Upon a summer's day,

As it fell out, they all fell in,

The rest they ran away.

Now had these children been at

home,

Or sliding on dry ground,

Ten thousand pounds to one

penny

They had not all been drowned.

You parents all that children have,

And you that have got none,

If you would have them safe

abroad,

Pray keep them safe at home

"This is the house that Jack built..."

This is the house that Jack built.

This is the malt

That lay in the house that Jack built.

This is the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack built.

This is the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack built.

This is the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack built.

This is the cow with the crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack built.This is the maiden all forlorn,

That milked the cow with the

crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack

built.

This is the man all tattered and

torn,

That kissed the maiden all forlorn,

That milked the cow with the

crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack

built.

This is the priest all shaven and

shorn,

That married the man all tattered

and torn,

That kissed the maiden all forlorn,

That milked the cow with the

crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack

built.

This is the cock that crowed in the

morn,

That waked the priest all shaven

and shorn,

That married the man all tattered

and torn,

That kissed the maiden all forlorn,

That milked the cow with the

crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack

built.

This is the farmer sowing his corn,

That kept the cock that crowed in

the morn,

That waked the priest all shaven

and shorn,

That married the man all tattered

and torn,

That kissed the maiden all forlorn,

That milked the cow with the

crumpled horn,

That tossed the dog,

That worried the cat,

That killed the rat,

That ate the malt

That lay in the house that Jack

built.