Be Very Still
DESCRIPTION: "Be very stll, my children dear." A mouse is near and we don't want her. In the pantry she drinks the cream, bites the cheese and "nibbles nearly all the cakes." The singer gets the cat. It will chase the mouse "and soon we'll all have jolly fun"
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: food nonballad animal
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1671, "Be Very Still" (1 text, 1 tune)
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