The Fox jumps over the Parson’s Gate

FREDERICK WARNE & CO. LTD.
R. Caldecott’s Picture Books

Original front cover.

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THE FOX JUMPS OVER THE PARSON’S GATE

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Huntsman blowing horn.

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The Huntsman blows his horn in the morn,

When folks goes hunting, oh!

When folks goes hunting, oh!

When folks goes hunting, oh!

The Huntsman blows his horn in the morn,

When folks goes hunting, oh!

Folks getting ready to hunt.

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Folks hunting.

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Fox running past huntsman

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Fox jumping over gate.

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The Fox jumps over the Parson’s gate,

And the Hounds all after him go,

And the Hounds all after him go,

And the Hounds all after him go.

Hounds jumping over gate.

But all my fancy dwells on Nancy,

So I’ll cry, Tally-ho!

So I’ll cry, Tally-ho!

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Woman handling horse.

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Parson appearantly listening to noise.

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Hounds hunting over graveyard.

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Now the Parson had a pair to wed

As the Hounds came full in view;

He tossed his surplice over his head,

And bid them all adieu!

Parson tossing surplice over his head.

But all my fancy dwelt on Nancy,

So he cried, Tally-ho!

So he cried, Tally-ho!

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Woman walking horse.

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Huntsman passing by woman with horse.

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Oh! never despise the soldier-lad

Though his station be but low,

Though his station be but low,

Though his station be but low.

Bridal procession leaving church.

But all my fancy dwells on Nancy,

So I’ll cry, Tally-ho!

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Bridal procession outside of church.

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Bride and groom looking at horse.

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Woman looking at horse with rider in distance.

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Dogs following fox into hole.

Then pass around the can, my boys;

For we must homewards go,

For we must homewards go,

For we must homewards go.

And if you ask me of this song

The reason for to shew,

I don’t exactly know-ow-ow

I don’t exactly know

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People eating at table.

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Huntsmen passing house.

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Huntsman waving at woman in window.

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Man waving at people.

But all my fancy dwells on Nancy,

So I’ll sing, Tally-ho!

So I’ll sing, Tally-ho!

But all my fancy dwells on Nancy,

So I’ll sing, TALLY-HO!

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Two couples dancing at ball.

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Fox riding horse with man running away.

Randolph Caldecott’s Picture Books

"The humour of Randolph Caldecott’s drawings is simply irresistible, no healthy-minded man, woman, or child could look at them without laughing."

In square crown 4to, picture covers, with numerous coloured plates.

  1. John Gilpin
  2. The House that Jack Built
  3. The Babes in the Wood
  4. The Mad Dog
  5. Three Jovial Huntsmen
  6. Sing a Song for Sixpence
  7. The Queen of Hearts
  8. The Farmer’s Boy
  9. The Milkmaid
  10. Hey-Diddle-Diddle and Baby Bunting
  11. A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go
  12. The Fox Jumps over the Parson’s Gate
  13. Come Lasses and Lads
  14. Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross, &c.
  15. Mrs. Mary Blaize
  16. The Great Panjandrum Himself

The above selections are also issued in Four Volumes, square crown 4to, attractive binding. Each containing four different books, with their Coloured Pictures and innumerable Outline Sketches.

  1. R. Caldecott’s Picture Book No. 1
  2. R. Caldecott’s Picture Book No. 2
  3. Hey-Diddle-Diddle-Picture Book
  4. The Panjandrum Picture Book

RANDOLPH CALDECOTT’S

Collection of Pictures and Songs No. 1 containing the first 8 books listed above with their Colour Pictures and numerous Outline Sketches

RANDOLPH CALDECOTT’S

Collection of Pictures and Songs No. 2 containing the second 8 books listed above with their Colour Pictures and numerous Outline Sketches

Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.

London & New York

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