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SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 80, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Playing at bob cherry
Last Line: With the cherry tree.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Cherries; Fruit


PLAYING at bob cherry
Tom and Nell and Hugh:
Cherry bob! cherry bob!
There's a bob for you.

Tom bobs a cherry
For gaping snapping Hugh,
While curly-pated Nelly
Snaps at it too.

Look, look, look --
Oh what a sight to see!
The wind is playing cherry bob
With the cherry tree.





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