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This is no nursery rhyme, but it is a very important parable.
WHY WE SHOULD READS. P. B. MAIS
So the Blue Lady held one hot hand in hers, and sitting on the side of the cot sang many a nursery rhyme.
TOMMY TREGENNISMARY ELIZABETH PHILLIPS
We passed through Banbury, whose cross, famous in nursery rhyme, is only modern.
I have read his words on this theme so often that I think I could repeat them as fluently as a nursery rhyme.
In many a home all round us at this moment, we know that the nursery rhyme is reversed.
For example, an important factor in the early stage of speech-teaching is the nursery rhyme.
These and numerous like facts serve only to impress us with the long and honorable history of the nursery rhyme.
CHILDREN'S LITERATURECHARLES MADISON CURRY
It began to be impressed on my mind with force that I was a good deal like the little old woman of the nursery rhyme.
SWEPT OUT TO SEAW. BERTRAM FOSTER
One is reminded of the nursery rhyme,—‘the dish it ran after the spoon’.
But I do not permit it; nor do I seek counsel from the children I have tossed on my foot to the tune of a nursery rhyme.
THE GRINGOSB. M. BOWER

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