Quotation by Mother Goose

I had a little nut-tree, nothing would it bear
But a golden nutmeg and a silver pear;
Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. I had a little nut-tree, nothing would it bear (l. 1–2). . .

Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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