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The World’s Wit and Humor: An Encyclopedia in 15 Volumes.  1906.
Vols. VI–IX: British
 
Where Are You Going, My Pretty Maid?
Nursery Rhymes
 
“WHERE are you going, my pretty maid?”
“I’m going a-milking, sir,” she said.
 
“May I go with you, my pretty maid?”
“You’re very welcome, sir,” she said.
 
“What is your father, my pretty maid?”        5
“My father’s a farmer, sir,” she said.
 
“Would you like to marry, my pretty maid?”
“Yes, thank you, I would, sir,” she said.
 
“What is your fortune, my pretty maid?”
“My face is my fortune, sir,” she said.        10
 
“Then I can’t marry you, my pretty maid.”
“Nobody axed you, sir!” she said.
 
 
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