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Mother Goose

A Man and a Maid

There was a little man,

Who wooed a little maid,

And he said, "Little maid, will you wed, wed, wed?

I have little more to say,

So will you, yea or nay,

For least said is soonest mended-ded, ded, ded."

The little maid replied,

"Should I be your little bride,

Pray what must we have for to eat, eat, eat?

Will the flame that you're so rich in

Light a fire in the kitchen?

Or the little god of love turn the spit, spit, spit?"