Old Mother Twitchett Has But One Eye - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Comment After Song Image

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What is old mother Twitchett?
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Answer: A needle and thread.

Below is a slightly different version that can be found in A History of Nursery Rhymes (1899) by Percy B. Green…

Old mother needle had but one eye,
A very long tail which she let fly,
Every time she went through a gap
She left a bit of her tail in the trap.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

The illustration can be found in "A Book of Nursery Rhymes" (1901) by Charles Welsh.

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