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The Courtship, Marriage, and Pic-Nic Dinner of Cock Robin & Jenny Wren With the Death and Burial of Poor Cock Robin   By:

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THE

COURTSHIP, MARRIAGE, AND

PIC NIC DINNER

OF

Cock Robin & Jenny Wren

WITH THE DEATH AND BURIAL OF POOR COCK ROBIN.

Embellished with Thirty Neat Coloured Engravings.

London: Printed and Sold by Dean and Munday, Threadneedle Street. Price Six pence.

[Illustration: COCK ROBIN AND JENNY WREN.]

THE

COURTSHIP, MARRIAGE, &c.

OF

Cock Robin and Jenny Wren .

[Illustration: THE COURTSHIP.]

Says Robin to Jenny, If you will be mine, You shall eat pies and puddings, And drink currant wine.

[Illustration: GENERAL INVITATION.]

Jenny consented; the day was named, The joyful news the Cock proclaimed.

[Illustration: PARSON AND CLERK.]

Together came the Rook and Lark, The one as Parson, t'other Clerk.

[Illustration: THE WEDDING.]

The Goldfinch gave the bride away, Who promis'd always to obey.

[Illustration: PREPARING FOR THE FEAST.]

The feathery tenants of the air Towards the Feast each gave a share.

[Illustration: THE DINNER.]

The jovial party din'd together, And fine and pleasant was the weather.

[Illustration: THE CONCERT.]

The Nightingale was then call'd on, To give the company a song.

[Illustration: A DUET.]

The Linnet and the Goldfinch too, Both sung as sweet as they could do.

[Illustration: THE HAPPY PAIR.]

And Robin and his pretty mate Together lived in happy state.

[Illustration: THE CRUEL HAWK.]

But doleful to relate, one day, A Hawk with Jenny flew away:

[Illustration: DEATH OF POOR ROBIN.]

And Robin, by a wicked Sparrow, Was shot dead with bow and arrow!

THE DEATH AND BURIAL OF POOR COCK ROBIN.

[Illustration: POOR COCK ROBIN.]

The Birds of the air fell to sighing and sobbing, When they heard the sad fate of poor Cock Robin.

[Illustration: THE CRUEL SPARROW.]

This cruel Sparrow Kill'd Cock Robin with bow & arrow.

[Illustration: THE LITTLE FLY.]

This little Fly Saw poor Cock Robin die.

[Illustration: THE FISH WITH HIS DISH.]

This little Fish Caught his blood in the dish.

[Illustration: THE UNDERTAKER.]

His shroud, by the Beetle, Was made with thread and needle.

[Illustration: THE SEXTON.]

This Owl so brave Dug poor Cock Robin's grave.

[Illustration: THE BEARER.]

His coffin, at night, Was borne by the Kite.

[Illustration: THE PARSON.]

I, said the Rook, Will preach from my book.

[Illustration: THE CLERK.]

Amen, said the Lark, Who assisted as Clerk.

[Illustration: THE LINK BEARER.]

To light them, the Linnet Fetched a Torch in a minute.

[Illustration: THE PALL BEARERS.]

These Wrens so small, Bore poor Cock Robin's pall

[Illustration: THE CHIEF MOURNER.]

Says the innocent Dove, I will mourn for my Love.

[Illustration: THE BELL TOLLER.]

The Bull tolled the Bell, For poor Cock Robin's funeral knell.

All the birds in the air Fell to sighing and sobbing, When they heard the bell toll For poor Cock Robin:

And vow'd that the Sparrow, Who his life took away, Should be tried for the murder The very next day.

FINIS.

Children's Toy Books ,

UNIFORMLY PRINTED, AND EMBELLISHED WITH Numerous elegant Coloured Engravings .

Aunt Ann's Gift, or Moral emblems in Prose and Verse: 8 engravings 0 6

Courtship and Marriage of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren: 30 engravings 0 6

Cries of London: 16 engravings 0 6

Flowers that never Fade: 16 engravings 0 6

Infant's Alphabet: 27 engravings 0 6

Juvenile Pastimes, or Sports for the four Seasons: 30 engravings 0 6

Juvenile Tell Tale: 16 engravings 0 6

Pretty Stories and Pretty Pictures: 16 engravings 0 6

Sweets for Leisure Hours: 16 engravings 0 6

Unlucky John, and his Lump of Silver: 16 engravings 0 6

Wishing, or the Fisherman and his Wife: 16 engravings 0 6

Dean and Munday, Printers, Threadneadle Street, London.

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