The Man in the Moon


The man in the moon,
Came down too soon,
To inquire his way to Norwich.
He went by the south,
And burnt his mouth
With eating cold pease porridge.

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Consider reading this nursery rhyme in verse: L. Frank Baum's The Man in the Moon.


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