Friday night's dream, on Saturday told,
Is sure to come true, be it never so old.
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
If turnips were watches, I would wear one by my side.
The Real Mother Goose is one of the larger collections of rhymes for children. It has wonderful pen and watercolor illustrations by Blanche Fisher Wright. This book was originaly published in 1916. Here is a complete transcription both in HTML and plain text formats.
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