Three wise men of Gotham

by Mother Goose

Three wise men of Gotham
Went to sea in a bowl;
If the bowl had been stronger,
My song would have been longer.
ATTRIBUTION: Mother Goose (fl. 17th-18th century. Three wise men of Gotham (l. 1-4). . .

Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, comps. (1955) Oxford University Press.

BIOGRAPHY: Columbia Encyclopedia.

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