Antonyms for nursery rhymes

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"It's such ages since I read any nursery rhymes," said Monica.

There is a hidden significance in some of the nursery rhymes.

See a fragment of it quoted in Halliwell, Nursery Rhymes, p. 276.

Halliwell says many of these nursery rhymes are fragments of old ballads.

The sources of our nursery rhymes are many, and slowly to be traced out.

His blunders and disasters are chronicled in penny chap-books and in nursery rhymes, of infinite variety.

The childish mind of the young man seemed to delight in nursery rhymes.

By all means begin with the infants, and let their songs and nursery rhymes be written so as to "give them a chance."

Nursery rhymes, so often alluded to, lend themselves to an endless variety of imaginary people and places.

Between the nursery rhymes and the literature that follows is quite a gap, intentionally left by the editor.