Dingty, diddledy, my mammy's maid,
She stole oranges, I am afraid.
Some in her pocket, some in her sleeve,
She stole oranges, I do believe.
Thanks and Acknowledgements
This rhyme can be found in Harry's Ladder to Learning (1850) and Traditional Nursery Songs of England with Pictures by Eminent Modern Artists edited by Felix Summerly (1843). The illustration is from The Big Book of Nursery Rhymes (circa 1920) edited by Walter Jerrold (1865 – 1929) and illustrated by Charles Robinson.