The Farmer in the Dell

The farmer in the dell
The farmer in the dell
Hi-ho, the derry-o
The farmer in the dell

The farmer takes a wife (second verse)
The wife takes a child (third verse)
The child takes a nurse (fourth verse)
The nurse takes a cow (fifth verse)
The cow takes a dog (sixth verse)
The dog takes a cat (seventh verse)
The cat takes a rat (eighth verse)
The rat takes the cheese (ninth verse)
The cheese stands alone (last verse)

Bruce Larkin