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Slide set: Old Mother Hubbard and her dog (recitation: Theobald & Co., 12 slides, in/before 1897)

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Slide 1
Title Slide and Picture
Slide 2
Old Mother Hubbard / Went to the cupboard, / To get her poor dog a bone; / But when she came there, / The cupboard was bare, / And so the poor Dog had none
Slide 3
She went to the baker's  / To buy him some bread, / But when she came back / The poor Dog looked dead
Slide 4
She went to the joiner's / To buy him a coffin, / But when she came back / The poor dog was laughing
Slide 5
She took a clean dish, / To get him some tripe, / But when she came back / He was smoking a pipe
Slide 6
She went to the fruiterer's / To buy him some fruit, / But when she came back / He was playing the flute
Slide 7
She went to the tailor's / To buy him a coat, / But when she came back / He was riding a goat
Slide 8
She went to the hatter's / To buy him a hat, / But when she came back / He was feeding the cat
Slide 9
She went to the hosier's / To buy him some hose, / But when she came back / He was dressed in his clothes
Slide 10
She went to the cobbler's / To buy him some shoes, / But when she came back / He was reading the news
Slide 11
This wonderful Dog / Was Dame Hubbard's delight; / He could sing, he could dance, / He could read, he could write
Slide 12
The Dame made a curtsey, / The Dog made a bow; / The Dame said 'Your servant;' / The Dog said 'Bow-wow!'
Lucerna ID  3005041

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 July 2014

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