Here Are the Lady's Knives and Forks
DESCRIPTION: "Here are the lady's knives and forks, Here is the lady's table, Here is the lady's looking-glass, And here is the baby's cradle."
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (Chambers, according to the Opies)
KEYWORDS: playparty nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 295, "Here are the lady's knives and forks" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #605 n. 65, pp. 240-241, "(Here are my lady's knives and forks)"
Dolby, p. 161, "Here Are the Lady's Knives and Forks" (1 text)
cf. "Here Is the Church"
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