ONCE upon a time there lived a king who was so just and kind that his subjects called him "the Good King." It happened one day, when he was out hunting, that a little white rabbit, which his dogs were chasing, sprang into his arms for she... Read more of Prince Darling at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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from Boys And Girls Bookshelf - NUMBER RHYMES





BY A. S. WEBBER.

10
Ten little fire crackers
Standing in a line,
One thought he'd light a match
Then--
There were nine.

9
Nine little fire crackers
Walking very straight,
One caught an engine spark
Then--
There were eight.

8
Eight little fire crackers
Trying to spell "LEAVEN,"
One went too near the gas,
Then--
There were seven.

7
Seven little fire crackers
Cutting up tricks,
One played with lighted punk
Then--
There were six.

6
Six little fire crackers
Glad they are alive,
One went to have a smoke
Then
There were five.

5
Five little fire crackers
Wishing there were more,
One went to find a friend
Then
There were four.

4
Four little fire crackers
Merry as could be,
One played upon the hearth
Then
There were three.

3
Three little fire crackers
Puzzled what to do,
One started the kitchen fire
Then
There were two.

2
Two little fire crackers
Looking for some fun,
One met a little boy
Then
There was one.

1
One little fire cracker
Sat him down to cry,
'Tis such a risky thing
To live
In July.





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