A Little Old Man and I Fell Out - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image
A Little Old Man and I Fell Out - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Comment After Song Image

The version from The Real Mother Goose (1916) is as follows:

My little old man and I fell out;
I'll tell you what 'twas all about,--
I had money and he had none,
And that's the way the noise begun.

Here's the illustration from The Real Mother Goose that goes with this rhyme...

A Little Old Man and I Fell Out - English Children's Songs - England - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World 1

Thanks and Acknowledgements

This rhyme can be found in The Nursery Rhyme Book, edited by Andrew Lang and illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke (1897). The 2nd illustration can be found in The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes (circa 1920) edited by Walter Jerrold (1865 – 1929) and illustrated by Charles Robinson and the 3rd is from The Real Mother Goose (1916), illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright.

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