What is the secret of the nursery rhyme's appeal to children?
This is no nursery rhyme, but it is a very important parable.
The nursery rhyme is the novel and light reading of the infant scholar.
One is reminded of the nursery rhyme,—‘the dish it ran after the spoon’.
To propose in a nursery rhyme was something that shocked his sense of fitness.
It was very popular in his day, and the nursery rhyme of Who killed Cock robin?
His mother's cupboard was never known to be in the condition of Old Mother Hubbard's, described in the nursery rhyme.
So the Blue Lady held one hot hand in hers, and sitting on the side of the cot sang many a nursery rhyme.
In the innermost part of all poetry is the nursery rhyme,417 the nonsense that is too happy even to care about being nonsensical.
Verse quotations may be taken from a well-known poem, a popular song, a nursery rhyme, or even doggerel verse.