Jack Be Nimble

DESCRIPTION: "Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over The candlestick."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1844 (Halliwell); c. 1815 (Douce MS., according to the Opies)
KEYWORDS: nonballad
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REFERENCES (4 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 255, "Jack Be Nimble" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #411, p. 194, "(Jack be nimble)" (1 text)
Jack, p. 90, "Jack Be Nimble" (1 text)
Dolby, p. 71, "Jack Be Nimble" (1 text)

Roud #13902
File: OO2255

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