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NURSERY RHYMES OF WAR

KITCHENER. Kitchener, Kitchener, where have you been? I've been to London to see the King. Kitchener, Kitchener, what did you there? I got him an army from no one knows where. GERMANS IN PARIS. The man in the wilderness asked me: How many Germans had got to Paree? I answered him, «nd I don't thing wrong, As many as Russians had got to Boulogne. THE BRITISH CENSOR. Trickle, trickle. Press Bureau, How I wonder what you know I Are you really very wise, Or a donkey in disguise? THE CROOKED BOY. There was a little crooked boy, And he fed on crooked' tracts. He found a crooked reason For all his crooked acts. He waged a crooked war, And it gave him crooked joys, Till we all eat together On that crooked little boy I VENGEANCE DAY. I saw three Troops go tramping by. Tramping by, tramping by; I saw throe. Troops go tramping by, On Vengeance Day, in the morning. And who do you think were all the men, All the men, all the men? And who do you think were all the mm, On Vengeance Day, in the morniu?. Oh, some wore Russian and some were French And some wore British to man the trench; And, woe is me! I'm but a wench. On Vengeance Day, in the morning. ORANGES AND LEMONS. "Punish the Huns!" say the Bells of Mons; "Pierce is their ragel" say the Belli of Liege; "Avenge our slain!" say the Bells of Louvain: "Slay William the German!" say the Bells of Ternionde: "Coward and mean!" say the bells of Malines; "0 Brother?, grant help!" say the Bells of Antwerp. • Here come the Allies, to put bin •to bed: Is it the Crown off—-or is it Ws Head? ''Patience, b« calm!" say tho Bells of Notre Dame: "What's done shall bo undone!" say tho Bolls of London : "The work maun be thorough!" say the Bells of Edinburgh; "He'll cease, from 1 hronblin'!" say the Bells of Dublin; "Full redress shall bo had!" say the Bells of Petrograd; "Ye?, yes: ho must go! ? ' says the great. Bell of Moscow. Here are the Allies, to put him to bed; Is it tho Crown off—or ib it lr.s head?

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NURSERY RHYMES OF WAR, Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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NURSERY RHYMES OF WAR Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914

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