As I Was Going up the Hill
As I was going up the hill,
I met with Jack the piper,
And all the tunes that he could play
Was, "Tie your clothes up tighter."
I tied them once, I tied them twice,
I tied them three times over;
And all the songs that he could sing
Was, "Carry me safe to Dover."
Thanks and Acknowledgements
This rhyme can be found in The Mother Goose; Containing All The Melodies The Old Lady Ever Wrote, edited By Dame Goslin (1850).