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TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE

The original spelling and capitalization have been retained; however, long s's have been transcribed as modern s's.

JACK AND JILL, AND OLD DAME GILL , With the Dog and the Pig, All dancing a Jig.

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Read it who will, They'll laugh their fill.

JACK AND JILL AND OLD DAME GILL.

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Read it who will, They'll laugh their fill.

London. Published by J. Aldis. No. 9 Pavement, Moorfields. 17 March 1806.

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JACK and JILL, Went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water, Jack fell down, And broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after.

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Then up JACK got, And home did trot, As fast as he could caper; DAME GILL did the job, To plaster his nob, With Vinegar and brown paper.

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Then JILL came in, And she did grin, To see JACK'S paper plaster, Her mother put her, A fools cap on, For laughing at Jack's disaster.

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This made JILL pout, And she ran out, And JACK did quickly follow, They rode dog Ball, Jill got a fall, How Jack did laugh and hollow.

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The DAME came out, To know all about, Jill said Jack made her tumble, Says Jack I'll tell, You how she fell, Then judge if she need grumble.

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DAME GILL did grin, As she went in, And Jill was plagu'd Jack, O! Will Goat came by, And made Jack cry, And knock'd him on his back, O!

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Now JILL did laugh, And JACK did cry, But his tears did soon abate, Then Jill did say, That they should play, At sea saw a cross the gate.

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They sea saw'd high, They sea saw'd low, At length they both did tumble, We both are down, We both must own, Let neither of us grumble.

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Then the next thing, They made a swing, But JILL set up a big cry, For the swing gave way, In the midst of the play, And threw her into the Pigstye.

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The SOW came by, Says Jack I'll try, If I cant ride this prancer, He gave a jump, On old sows rump, But she led him a droll dance Sir.

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SOW ran and squal'd, While JACK he bawl'd, And JILL join'd in the choir, Dog Ball being near, Bit sow by the ear, And threw Jack in the mire.

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Tho' JACK was not hurt, He was all over dirt, I wish you had but seen him, And how JILL did jump, With him to the pump, And pump'd on him to clean him.

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Hearing the rout, DAME GILL came out, With a horse whip from the door, She laid it on Jack, And poor Jill's back, Untill they both did roar.

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BALL held sow's ear, And both in rear, Ran against old DAME and hither, That she did fall, Over sow and Ball, How Jack and Jill did twiter.

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And now all three, Went in to see, To put the place to right all, Which done they sup, Then drink a cup, And with you a good night all.

DAME GILL has been to ALDIS, To buy them all Books, You may see how they are pleased By the smiles in their looks.

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Now if you are good and deserving regard, This book full of Pictures shall be your reward.

London. Published by J. Aldis, No. 9, Pavement, Moorfields. March 17, 1806.

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