When she was bad …

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The rhyme above, which we think of as a nursery rhyme, is part of a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Poems of Home III. Fun for Little Folk. Longfellow’s son said of this poem: “It was while walking up and down with his second daughter, then a baby in his arms, that my father composed and sang to her the well-known lines” http://www.rhymes.org.uk/a116-there-was-a-little-girl.htm Continue reading

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