Nick Spence, Nick Spence, Sold the cow for sixpence! When his master scolded him, Nicky didn't care. Put him in the farmyard, The stable-yard, the stack-yard, Send him to the pig-stye And Johnny to the fair.
- by William Allingham (1824 - 1889) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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