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Quotation by Mother Goose
How many miles to Babylon?
Three score and ten.
Can I get there by candlelight?
Yes, and back again.
Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. How many miles to Babylon? (l. 1–4). . .
Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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