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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN,

OR

No News, and Strange News .

ADORNED WITH CUTS

[Illustration: FRONTISPIECE]

Here you may see what's very rare, The world turn'd upside down; A tree and castle in the air, A man walk on his crown.

THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN,

OR,

No News, and Strange News .

[Illustration: TAILOR RIDING A GOOSE.]

Roman Capital and Small Letters .

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

a b e d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z ae oe &

Italic Capital and Small Letters .

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

a b e d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z ae oe &

To see a butcher kill a hog, is no news; But to see a hare run after a dog, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

This hare hunts the dog, Tho' all of you know, Most dogs hunt the hare But here it's not so.

To see a poor man and a rich, is no news; But to see the devil hugging a witch, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Is your name Nick, sir, Or Old Harry, I insist you tell before We marry.

To see a cat catching a mouse, is no news; But to see a rat building a house, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Some rats take delight to gnaw Houses down I want to build a good House of my own.

To see a bird picking at fruit, is no news; But to see a dog playing the flute, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

You see I am playing here, Too, too, too, too; When I've done with my flute, I'll give it to you.

To see a greyhound catch a hare, is no news; But to see a lamb hunting a bear, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

The bear runs away, the Lamb is pursuing; If he catches the bear, There'll be terrible doing.

To see an eagle spread her wings, is no news; But to see an old man in leading strings, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Take care, grandpapa, lest You should fall, And if you want your Chair pray call.

To see a weaver throw his shuttle, is no news; But to see a man get in a quart bottle, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

You'll all be amazed to See me get in, And much more surprised If I get out again.

To hear of a Frenchman eating a frog, is no news; But to see a butcher stuck by a hog, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Don't hollo! 'Tis only a knife, You never stuck a pig So easy in your life.

To see a gardener gather a salad, is no news; But to see an ass singing a ballad, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

My voice is so fine, And so charming the tune, I expect for to sing at The opera soon.

To see a man get a boat, is no news; But to see a man jump down his throat, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

If I once get my legs in As far as my knees, The rest will slip down With a great deal of ease.

To see a dog baiting a bull, is no news; But to see a ram spinning of wool, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Good lack a daisy! How you grin, To see a poor ram Try to spin.

To see a tailor making a coat, is no news; But to see a hog rowing a boat, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

Step into my boat, I'll give you a row, I'm an excellent waterman, All of you know.

To see a man fish in a moat, is no news; But to see a monkey shaving a goat, is strange indeed!

[Illustration]

My lather is good, and My razor is keen, In two minutes time, I'll shave you quite clean... Continue reading book >>




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