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The Tailor and His Mouse (from Old English Songs)

The Tailor and His Mouse (from Old English Songs)

A tailor had a little mouse
Hi diddle um come feed-al
They lived together in one house
Hi diddle um come feed-al
Hi diddle um come tarum tirum,
Through the town of Ramsey,
Hi diddle um come over the lea,
Hi diddle um come feed-al
The tailor thought his mouse was ill
Hi diddle um come feed-al
So he gave it half of one blue pill
Hi diddle um come feed-al
Hi diddle um come tarum tirum,
Through the town of Ramsey,
Hi diddle um come over the lea,
Hi diddle um come feed-al
The tailor thought his mouse would die
Hi diddle um come feed-al
So he baked it in an apple pie
Hi diddle um come feed-al
Hi diddle um come tarum tirum,
Through the town of Ramsey,
Hi diddle um come over the lea,
Hi diddle um come feed-al
The tailor thought his mouse was dead
Hi diddle um come feed-al
So he bought another in his stead
Hi diddle um come feed-al
Hi diddle um come tarum tirum,
Through the town of Ramsey,
Hi diddle um come over the lea,
Hi diddle um come feed-al

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Rebecca Clarke was an English classical composer and violist.

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