Three wise men of Gotham
Went to sea in a bowl,
And if the bowl had been stronger,
My song would have been longer.
Photos & Illustrations
Thanks and Acknowledgements
This rhyme can by found in Denslow's Mother Goose (1901). The first illustration is from The Real Mother Goose (1916), illustrated by Blanche Fisher Wright, the 2nd illustration is from The Nursery Rhyme Book, edited by Andrew Lang and illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke (1897), and the 3rd illustration is from Denslow's Mother Goose.
Recited by Ruth Golding for Librivox.