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Old mother-2

She went to the hatter's
To buy him a hat,
And when she came back
He was feeding the cat.


She went to the barber's
To buy him a wig,
And when she came back
He was dancing a jig.


She went to the fruiterer's
To buy him some fruit,
And when she came back
He was playing the flute.


She went to the tailor's
To buy him a coat,
And when she came back
[Pg 25]He was riding a goat.


She went to the cobbler's
To buy him some shoes,
And when she came back
He was reading the news.


She went to the sempstress
To buy him some linen,
And when she came back
The dog was spinning.


She went to the hosier's
To buy some hose,
And 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."