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The counting-out rhymes of children

Henry Carrington Bolton

The counting-out rhymes of children

their antiquity, origin, and widedistribution, a study in folk-lore

by Henry Carrington Bolton

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Published by Singing Tree Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counting-out rhymes.,
  • Folk-lore and children.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (vii)-ix.

    StatementNew York, Appleton, 1888.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR485
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19743457M


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by Henry Carrington Bolton (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Genre/Form: Counting-out rhymes Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gregor, Walter, Counting-out rhymes of children.

Darby, Pa., Norwood. Children perform a 'counting out' rhymes to decide who will be 'it' Each generation, it seems, has its own favourite nonsense words, and the rhymes and rhythms that they suggest. It is this attention to sound over sense in many counting out rhymes that has inspired so many variants and led to new trends.

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