by William Allingham (1824 - 1889)

Nick Spence 
Language: English 
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.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2011-04-26
Line count: 8
Word count: 36