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Songs From Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
written by "Folkard, Charles"
... hop, my heart went thump; I filled the kettle at the pump. Then some one came to me, and said, "The little fishes are in bed." I said to him, I said it plain, "Then you must wake them up again." I said it very loud and clear; I went and shouted in his ear. But he was very stiff and proud; He said, "You needn't shout so loud!" And he was very proud and stiff; He said, "I'd go and wake them, if—" I took a corkscrew from the shelf: I went to wake them up myself. And when I found the door was locked, I pulled and pushed, and kicked and knocked. And when I found the door was shut, I tried to turn the handle, but— -39- The Lion and the Unicorn [Listen] [XML] [PDF] The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the Crown: The Lion beat the Unicorn all round the town. Some gave them white bread, some gave them brown; Some gave them plum cake, and drummed them out of town. -40- [Enlarge] -41- The Aged, Aged Man [Listen] [XML] [PDF] Tune "I give thee all, I can no more," adapted by T. Moore from H. Bishop, arranged by L. Broadwood. I'll tell thee ev'rything I can; There's little to relate. I saw an aged, aged man, A-sitting on a gate. "Who are you, aged man?" I said. "And how is it you live?" And his answer trickled through my head Like water through a sieve. He said, "I look for butterflies That sleep among the wheat: I make them into mutton pies, And sell them in the street. I sell them unto men," he said, "Who sail on stormy seas; And that's the way I get my bread— A trifle, if you please." But I was thinking of a plan To dye one's whiskers green, And always use so large a fan That they should not be seen. So, having no reply to give To what the old man said, I cried, "Come, tell me how you live!" And thumped him on the head. His accents mild took up the tale: He said "I go my ways,...

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