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The Farmer's Boy - One of R. Caldecott's picture books

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THE FARMER'S BOY ONE OF R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOKS Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd. Printed in Great Britain
Says I,
The Farmer's Boy.
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,  I used to keep my master's HORSES, With a G EE -WO here, and a G EE -WO there,  And here a G EE , and there a G EE ,  And everywhere a G EE ; My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Says I,
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,
 I used to keep my master's LAMBS,
With a B AA -BAA here, and a B AA -BAA there,
 And here a B AA , and there a B AA ,
 And everywhere a B AA ;
With a G EE -WO here, and a G EE -WO there,
 And here a G EE , and there a G EE ,
 And everywhere a G EE ;
My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Whe
n I wa
s a
fa
rme
r, a
F
 I used to keep my ma
a
rme
r's B
o
y,
ster's HENS,
Says I,
With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, and a C HUCK -CHUCK there,
 And here a C HUCK , and there a C HUCK ,
 And everywhere a C HUCK ;
With a B AA -BAA here, and a B AA -BAA there,
 And here a B AA , and there a B AA ,
 And everywhere a B AA ;
With a G EE -WO here, and a G EE -WO there,
 &c., &c., &c.
My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Says I,
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,  I used to keep my master's PIGS, With a G RUNT -GRUNT here, and a G RUNT -GRUNT there,  And here a G RUNT , and there a G RUNT ,  And everywhere a G RUNT ; With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, and a C HUCK -CHUCK there,  And here a C HUCK , and there a C HUCK ,  And everywhere a C HUCK ; With a B AA -BAA here, and a B AA -BAA there,  &c., &c., &c. With a G EE -WO here, and a G EE -WO there,  &c., &c., &c. My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,
 I used to keep my master's DUCKS,
With a Q UACK -QUACK here, and a Q UACK -QUACK there,
 And here a Q UACK , and there a Q UACK ,
 And everywhere a Q UACK ;
With a G RUNT -GRUNT here, and a G RUNT -GRUNT there,
 &c., &c., &c.
With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, &c.
With a B AA -BAA here, &c.
S
a
ys I,
With a G E
E -W
O here, &c.
My pretty lass, wi
ll you come
to the
banks of the A
i
re o
h?
Says I,
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,  I used to keep my master's DOGS, With a B OW -WOW here, and a B OW -WOW there,  And here a B OW , and there a W OW ,  And everywhere a W OW ; With a Q UACK -QUACK here, and a Q UACK -QUACK there,  &c., &c., &c. With a G RUNT -GRUNT here, &c. With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, &c. With a B AA -BAA here, &c. With a G EE -WO here, &c. My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Says I,
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,  I used to keep my master's CHILDREN, With a S HOUTING here, and a P OUTING there,  And here a S HOUT , and there a P OUT ,  And everywhere a S HOUT ; With a B OW -WOW here, and a B OW -WOW there,  &c., &c., &c. With a Q UACK -QUACK here, &c. With a G RUNT -GRUNT here, &c. With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, &c. With a B AA -BAA here, &c. With a G EE -WO here, &c. My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?
Says I,
When I was a farmer, a Farmer's Boy,  I used to keep my master's TURKEYS, With a G OBBLE -GOBBLE here, and a G OBBLE -GOBBLE there,  And here a G OBBLE , and there a G OBBLE ;  And everywhere a G OBBLE ; With a S HOUTING here, and a P OUTING there,  &c., &c., &c. With a B OW -WOW here, &c. With a Q UACK -QUACK here, &c. With a G RUNT -GRUNT here, &c. With a C HUCK -CHUCK here, &c. With a B AA -BAA here, &c. With a G EE -WO here, &c. My pretty lass, will you come to the banks of the Aire oh?