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Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross

Ride a cock-horse to Banbury cross, 

To see an old lady upon a white horse; 

Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,

And so she makes music whereever she goes.

Halliwell, James Orchard, Comp. Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Tales of England. London, England: Frederick Warne and Co., 1853, p. 67. No. CCCXIII


RIDE a cock-horse to Banbury Cross, 

To see an old woman ride on a white horse; 

With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,

She shall have music wherever she goes.

Old Nurse's Book: Of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties. Ed. and Illus. by Charles H. Bennett. London, England: Griffith and Farran, 1857. [Facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Toronto Public Library by Holp Shuppan, Publishers, Tokyo 1981.] p. 35.


   Ride a cock horse

   To Banbury Cross, 

   To see an old woman 

   Upon a grey horse, 

With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,

And she shall make music wherever she goes.

Baring-Gould, Sabine. A Book of Nursery Songs and Rhymes. Illus. by Members of the Birmingham Art School under the direction of A. J. Gaskin. London, England: Methuen, 1895, p. 122. No. XXXIII in Nursery Jingles Section


RIDE a cock-horse to Banbury Cross, 

   To see an old lady upon a white horse; 

Rings on her fingers, and bells on her toes,

And so she makes music wherever she goes.

Lang, Andrew, Ed. The Nursery Rhyme Book. Illus. by L. Leslie Brooke. London, England: Frederick Warne and Co., 1897, p. 184.


Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross,

To see a fine lady upon a white horse;

Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,

And she shall have music wherever she goes.

Opie, Iona and Peter Opie, Comps. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1951, p.65. No. 29


Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross,

To see a fine lady upon a white horse;

Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes,

And she shall have music wherever she goes.

Baring-Gould, William S. and Cecil Baring-Gould, Eds. The Annotated Mother Goose: Nursery Rhymes Old and New. New York: Bramhall House, 1962, p. 247. No. 619



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