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Marigold Garden Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Marigold Garden
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“To Baby Oh, what shall my blue eyes go see? Shall it be pretty Quack-Quack to-day? Or the Peacock upon the Yew Tree? Or the dear little white Lambs at play? Say Baby. For Baby is such a young Petsy, And Baby is such a sweet Dear. And Baby is growing quite old now- She’s just getting on for a year.”
Kate Greenaway
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Marigold Garden
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“Street Show Puff, puff, puff. How the trumpets blow All you little boys and girls come and see the show. One-two-three, the Cat runs up the tree; But the little Bird he flies away- ‘She hasn’t got me!’ ”
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“From Market Oh who’ll give us Posies, And Garlands of Roses, To twine round our heads to gay? For here we come bringing You many good wishes to-day. From Market-from market-from market- We all come up from market.”
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“Wishes Oh, if you were a little boy, And I was a little girl- Why you would have some whiskers grow And then my hair would curl. Ah! if I could have whiskers grow, I’d let you have my curls; But what’s the use of wishing it- Boys never can be girls.”
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“When you and I Grow Up When you and I Grow up-Polly- I mean that you and me, Shall go sailing in a big ship Right over all the sea. We’ll wait till we are older, For if we went to-day, You know that we might lose ourselves, And never find the way.”
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“In An Apple Tree In September, when the apples were red, To Belinda I said, ‘Would you like to go away To Heaven, or stay Here in this orchard full of trees All your life?’ And she said, ‘If you please I’ll stay here-where I know, And the flowers grow.’ ”
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“Susan Blue Oh, Susan Blue, How do you do? Please may I go for a walk with you? Where shall we go? Oh, I know-- Down in the meadow where the cowslips grow!”
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“At School Five little Girls, sitting on a form, Five little Girls, with lessons to learn, Five little Girls, who, I’m afraid, Won’t know them a bit when they have to be said. For little eyes are given to look Anywhere else than on their book; And little thoughts are given to stray Anywhere-ever so far away.”
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“On the Wall Top So high- so high on the wall we run, The nearer the sky- why, the nearer the sun, If you give me one penny, I’ll give you two, For that’s the way good neighbours do.”
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“The Tea Party In the pleasant green Garden We sat down to tea; ‘Do you take sugar?’ and ‘Do you take milk?’ She’d got a new gown on- A smart one of silk. We all were so happy As happy could be, On that bright Summer’s day When she asked us to tea.”

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