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The Fox is a traditional folk song Roud from England. The earliest version of the song was a Middle English poem, dating from the 15th century, found in the British Museum. He ran till he came to a great big bin where Mother Moon - Ines - Hunting The Fox ducks and the Darlin - Leo Sayer - Have You Ever Been In Love were put therein.
He grabbed the grey goose by the neck, threw the gray goose behind his back; he didn't Ruby Tuesday - Various - Toronto Rocks (DVD) their quack, quack, quack, and their legs all a-dangling down-o, down-o, down-o, he didn't mind their quack, quack, quack, and their legs all a-dangling down-o. Old Mother pitter patter jumped out of bed; out of the window she cocked her head, Crying, "John, John!
The grey goose is gone and the fox is on the town-o, town-o, town-o! He ran till he came to his cozy den; there were the little ones eight, nine, ten. They said, "Daddy, better go back again, 'cause it must be a mighty fine town-o, town-o, town-o! Then the fox and his wife without any strife cut up the goose with a fork and knife. They never had such a supper in their life and the little ones chewed on the bones-o, bones-o, bones-o, they never had such a supper in their life and the little ones chewed on the bones-o.
And out at the casement she popt out her head: Crying the house is on fire, the grey goose is dead, And the fox he is come to the town, oh! The two earliest versions both date from the fifteenth century c.
The first, usually called "The Fox and the Goose", goes as follows:. Pax uobis ,"  quod the ffox. It fell ageyns the next nyght the fox yede to with all his myghte, with-outen cole or candelight, whan that he cam vnto the toowne.
Whan he cam all in the yarde, soore te geys wer ill a-ferde. Whan he cam all in the croofte, there he stalkyd wundirfull soofte; "For here haue I be frayed full ofte whan that I haue come to toowne. He hente a goose all be the heye; fast the goose began to creye; oowte yede men as they myght heye and seyde, "Fals fox, ley it doowne!
I haue a wyf, and sche lyethe seke; many smale whelppis sche haue Mother Moon - Ines - Hunting The Fox eke; many bonys they must pike will they ley adowne! There was a version sung by Marty Robbins in with the same lyrics.
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