Nursery Rhymes

The Cock Crows in the Morning

The cock crows in the morning
To tell us to rise,
And he that lies late
Will never be wise;
For early to bed,
And early to rise,
Is the way to be healthy
And wealthy and wise.


NOTE: This nursery rhyme was probably written in the nineteenth century. It is based upon two common proverbs. "Early to bed, early to rise" has been known in various forms since the thirteenth century and was noted in the writings of Sir Anthony Fitzherbert in 1470: "Sanat, sanctificat et ditay surgere mane. Early rising maketh a man whole in body , wholer in soul and richer in goods."

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this is a nice ryhme for kids so that will tell them to go to sleep so dreams can come true


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S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press, as well as the Ghost Stories deck by Random House.  She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author. Read more



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