Six Little Mice Sat Down to Spin
DESCRIPTION: "Six little mice sat down to spin; Pussy passed by and she peeped in. What are you doing, my little en? Weaving coats for gentlemen. Shall I come in... You'd bite off our heads... Oh, no, I'll not... That may be so, but you don't come in."
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (Halliwell)
KEYWORDS: animal clothes
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 349, "Six Little Mice Sat Down to Spin" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #183, pp. 130-131, "(Six little mice sat down to spin)"
Dolby, p. 109, "Six Little Mice Sat Down to Spin" (1 text)
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