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  • A girl with kaleidoscope eyes ( Beatles song lyric )
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing ( from a poem by Alexander Pope ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A mighty maze of mystic magic rays ( lyric of song used at the opening of television )
  • A narrow fellow in the grass ( from a poem by Emily Dickinson )
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever ( from a poem by Keats ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • All the lonely people, where do they all come from? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • And miles to go before I sleep ( from a poem by Robert Frost )
  • Baa baa black sheep have you any wool? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Baby you can drive my car ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Beauty is truth, truth beauty; that is all ( from a poem by Keats )
  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Beelzebub has the devil for a sideboard ( misheard lyric from Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Busy old fool, unruly sun ( from a poem by John Donne )
  • But at my back I always hear ( from a poem by Marvell )
  • Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker ( from a poem by Nash )
  • Chapter and verse
  • Charge of the Light Brigade ( British cavalry charge against Russian army in the Crimean War and title of a poem by Tennyson )
  • Clang clang clang went the trolley ( Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland song lyric )
  • Come Into The Garden Maud ( Tennyson poem and Victorian song )
  • Come together right now over me ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Digging the dancing queen ( ABBA lyric )
  • Ding dong bell Pussy's in the well ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Do not go gentle into that good night ( from a poem by Dylan Thomas )
  • Doctor Foster went to Gloucester ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Doctor, doctor, give me the news, I've got a bad case of loving you ( Robert Palmer song lyric )
  • Down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes ( Ben Jonson poem and Victorian song )
  • Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Fish and finger pie ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Five for silver ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Five, six, pick up sticks ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For the benefit of Mr.Kite there will be a show tonight on trampoline ( Beatles song lyric )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Four for a boy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Friday night and the lights are low ( ABBA lyric )
  • Georgie Porgie pudding and pie ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Gimme, gimme, gimme a man after midnight ( ABBA lyric )
  • Glow Little Glow-worm ( children's nursery rhyme )
  • Goosey Goosey Gander where shall I wander ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Half a pound of tuppenny rice, half a pound of treacle ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • He went to bed and bound his head with vinegar and brown paper ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • He's a real nowhere man sitting in his nowhere land ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Helpless Helpless Helpless Helpless ( Neil Young song lyric )
  • Hey Jude, Don't Make It Bad ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hickory dickory dock the mouse ran up the clock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • How do I love thee? Let me count the ways ( from a poem by Browning )
  • How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall ( line from nursery rhyme ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I am the master of my fate ( from a poem by Henley )
  • I am the walrus, goo goo goo joob ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I believe in angels, something good in everything I see ( ABBA lyric )
  • I don't wanna talk ( ABBA lyric )
  • I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I look at the world and I notice it's turning ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I once had a girl, or should I say, she once had me ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree, Kilmer )
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • I'll buy you a diamond ring my friend if it makes you feel alright ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I'll send all my loving to you ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I'm not half the man I used to be ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • I've been brokenhearted, blue since the day we parted ( ABBA lyric )
  • I've been cheated by you since I don't know when ( ABBA lyric )
  • If I had to do the same again, I would my friend Fernando ( ABBA lyric )
  • If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling )
  • If you change your mind, I'm the first in line ( ABBA lyric )
  • If you're not busy being born, you're busy dying ( Bob Dylan song lyric )
  • In Flanders fields the poppies blow ( from a poem by McCrae )
  • In Penny Lane there is a barber showing photographs ( Beatles song lyric )
  • In Xanadu did Kubla Khan ( from a poem by Coleridge )
  • It was twenty years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play ( Beatles song lyric )
  • It's been a hard day's night, and I'd been working like a dog ( Beatles song lyric )
  • It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring
  • Itsy Bitsy spider climbing up the spout, down came the rain and washed the spider out ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack Sprat could eat no fat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack be nimble Jack be quick ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack fell down and broke his crown ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack jump over the candlestick ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Knowing me, knowing you, it's the best I can do ( ABBA lyric )
  • Lady Madonna, children at your feet ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Let me take you down, cos I'm going to Strawberry Fields ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Little Bo peep has lost her sheep ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Boy Blue come blow your horn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Jack Horner sat in a corner ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her curds and whey ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Robin Red breast sat upon a tree ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Tommy Tucker sings for his supper ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Living is easy with eyes closed ( Beatles song lyric )
  • London bridge is falling down ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair ( from a poem by Shelley )
  • Love is all you need ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Love, love me do, you know I love you ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Lucy Locket lost her pocket ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Mamma mia, here I go again ( ABBA lyric )
  • Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Money can't buy you love ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Money, money, money ( ABBA lyric )
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • My heart went boom when I crossed that room ( Beatles song lyric )
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • My my, I could never let you go ( ABBA lyric )
  • Never scratches ( Lyric Records advertising slogan )
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Nothing is real and nothing to get hung about ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • One for sorrow ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • One two buckle my shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Oranges and lemons say the bells of Saint Clements ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Pat a cake, Pat a cake, baker's man, bake me a cake as fast as you can ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Penny Lane is in my ears and in my eyes ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Peter Peter pumpkin eater ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Poetry In Motion ( Johnny Tillotson song )
  • Polly put the kettle on, we'll all have tea ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Pussycat pussycat, where have you been? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rain, rain go away, come again another day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Remember remember the fifth of November ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Reverse engineering
  • Rhyme nor reason
  • Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross to see a fine lady upon a white horse ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Ring aring of roses, a pocketful of posies, atishoo, atishoo, all fall down ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Round and round the garden like a teddy bear ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness ( from a poem by Keats )
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • See that girl, watch that scene ( ABBA lyric )
  • Seesaw Margery Daw Johnny shall have a new master ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Semolina pilchard climbing up the Eiffel Tower ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Seven for a secret, never to be told ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • She's got a ticket to ride but she don't care ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Six for gold ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Sticks and snails and puppy dog's tails that's what little boys are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone ( from a poem by Auden )
  • Sugar and spice and all things nice that's what little girls are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Take a chance on me ( ABBA lyric )
  • Tangerine trees and marmalade skies ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Ten summersets he'll undertake on solid ground ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing ( ABBA lyric )
  • The Big Ship Sails on The Ally-Ally-Oh ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Grand old Duke of York he had ten thousand men ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts all on a summer's day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Road Not Taken ( Robert Frost poem )
  • The act you've known for all these years ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The answer my friend is blowing in the wind ( Bob Dylan song lyric )
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The cow jumped over the moon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The dish ran away with the spoon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The house that Jack built ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The king was in his counting house counting out his money ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The long and winding road that leads to your door ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The man with the foolish grin is keeping perfectly still ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n ( from a poem by Milton )
  • The moving finger writes; and, having writ, moves on ( from a poem by Fitzgerald )
  • The old lie: Dulce et Decorum Est ( from a poem by Owen )
  • The proper study of mankind is man ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • The queen was in the parlour eating bread and honey ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The sheep's in the meadow the cow's in the corn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The winner takes it all, the loser standing small ( ABBA lyric )
  • There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • There was an old woman who lived in a shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • There will be an answer, let it be ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • There's not a soul out there, no one to hear my prayer ( ABBA lyric )
  • There's nothing you can do that can't be done ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • They danced by the light of the moon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • They dined on mince, and slices of quince ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • This little piggy had roast beef, this little piggy had none ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed at home ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Three blind mice, see how they run ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Three for a girl ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Three, four, knock at the door ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • To err is human; to forgive, divine ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Tom Tom the pipers son stole a pig and away he ran ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tread softly because you tread on my dreams ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Two for joy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall, one named Peter, one named Paul ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Up above the world so high , like a diamond in the sky ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Upstairs, downstairs and in my lady's chamber ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Waits at the window, wearing the face that she keeps in a jar by the door ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Waterloo, couldn't escape if I wanted to ( ABBA lyric )
  • We all live in a yellow submarine ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Well, she was just seventeen you know what I mean ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare ( from a poem by Davies )
  • What would you think if I sang out of tune ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • When I am an old woman I shall wear purple ( from a poem by Joseph )
  • When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me ( Beatles song lyric )
  • When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes ( from a sonnet by Shakespeare )
  • When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • When they were up, they were up ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Where rocking horse people eat marshmallow pies ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Whisper words of wisdom, let it be ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Who can live without it, I ask in all honesty? ( ABBA lyric )
  • Who killed Cock Robin ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • With love from me to you ( Beatles song lyric )
  • With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes she shall have music wherever she goes ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye ( Beatles song lyric )
  • You keep all your money in a big brown bag inside a zoo ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Young and sweet, only seventeen ( ABBA lyric )

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