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Hickory Dickory Dock

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Hickory Dickory Dock

    

Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
  The clock struck one,
And down he run,
  Hickory, dickory, dock!

Source: The Real Mother Goose, published in 1916 by Rand McNally & Co. (under the title 'The Mouse and the Clock')



Variations of Hickory Dickory Dock :

    This nursery rhyme is also found with the title of "The Mouse and the Clock" and "Hickety Dickety Dock."

    There are also different variations of the fourth line (when the mouse runs down the clock), such as:

Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
  The clock struck one,
The mouse ran down
  Hickory, dickory, dock!

    Through time, others have added these additional paragraphs to this nursery rhyme:

Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
  The clock struck two,
The mouse said "boo"
  Hickory, dickory, dock!

Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
  The clock struck three,
The mouse said "wee"
  Hickory, dickory, dock!

Hickory, dickory, dock!
The mouse ran up the clock;
  The clock struck four,
The mouse said "no more"
  Hickory, dickory, dock!


History and Origins of Hickory Dockory Dock :

    The origins of this nursery rhyme are vague. It does, however, appear in the 1916 version of The Real Mother Goose, published by Rand McNally & Co.


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