"Hush-a-bye, baby, on the tree top,"

By Anonymous Anonymous
Hush-a-bye, baby, on the tree top,
When the wind blows the cradle will rock;
When the bough breaks the cradle will fall;
Down will come baby, cradle and all.

Source: The Dorling Kindersley Book of Nursery Rhymes (2000)

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Subjects Living, Infancy

Poetic Terms Couplet, Nursery Rhymes

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Poetic Terms Couplet, Nursery Rhymes

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