Jack Sprat

Jack Sprat :

Jack Sprat could eat no fat

His wife could eat no lean

And so betwixt the two of them

They licked the platter clean

Jack ate all the lean,

Joan ate all the fat.

The bone they picked it clean,

Then gave it to the cat

Jack Sprat was wheeling,

His wife by the ditch.

The barrow turned over,

And in she did pitch.

Says Jack, She'll be drowned!

But Joan did reply,

I don't think I shall,

For the ditch is quite dry..

Jack Sprat