Father William Father William : ‘You are old, Father William,’ the young man said, ‘And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head– Do you think, at your age, it is right?’ ‘In my youth,’ Father William replied to his son, ‘I […]
Father Father Father Father : Father! Father! Where are you going? O do not walk so fast. Speak, father, speak to your little boy, Or else I shall be lost. The night was dark, no father was there; The child was wet with dew; The mire was deep, […]
Farmers in His Den Farmers in His Den : The farmer’s in his den, The farmer’s in his den, E I E I O – The farmer’s in his den. (with one child in the centre of a circle) The farmer wants a wife, The farmer wants a […]
Farmer In The Dell Farmer In The Dell : The farmer in the dell, The farmer in the dell, Heigh-ho, the derry-o, The farmer in the dell, The farmer takes a wife, The farmer takes a wife, Heigh-ho, the derry-o, The farmer tahes a wife, The wife takes […]
Falling Snow Falling Snow : See the pretty snowfakes Falling from the sky; On the wall and housetops Soft and thick they lie. On the window ledges, On the branches bare; Now how fast they gather, Filling all the air. Look into the garden, Where the grass was […]
Fairy Bread Fairy Bread : Come up here, O dusty feet! Here is fairy bread to eat. Here in my retiring room, Children, you may dine On the golden smell of broom And the shade of pine; And when you have eaten well, Fairy stories hear and tell.
Fair Maiden Fair Maiden : Fair maiden white and red, Comb me smooth, and stroke my head: And thou shalt have some cockle bread. Gently dip, but not too deep, For fear thou make the golden beard to weep. Fair maid, white and red, Comb me smooth, and […]