Robin He Married a Wife 1. Robin he married a wife from the west Moppity, moppity mo no She got up before she was dressed With a high jig jiggety top and petticoat Robin, a thrush cries mo no no. (similarly:) 2. When she got up, she got up in a haste Went to the cupboard before she was laced. 3. Went to the cupboard and opened the door Cheese rolled out, fell out on the floor. 4. Cheese fell out upon the floor Out of the cupboard and out of the door. 5. It ran till it came to Wakefield Cross She followed after upon a white horse. 6. This song was made for gentlemen If you want any more you can sing it again. 7. There's bread and cheese upon the shelf If you want any more you can sing it yourself. Child #277 JB
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