SONG – MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB

MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMBMary Had a Little Lamb è una delle filastrocche incontrate nell’articolo “Nursery Rhymes”. Cercala su YouTube, ascoltala e completa il testo. Una curiosità: nel 1877 Thomas Edison recitò proprio questa nursery rhyme come test per il suo fonografo, appena inventato. Si trattava della prima registrazione della storia.

 

MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB
Mary had a (1) ____ lamb,
Little (2)  ____, little lamb
Mary had a little lamb, (3) ____ fleece
was (4) ____ as snow.
And everywhere that Mary (5)  ____,
(6) ____ went, Mary went
(7) ____ that Mary went the (8)  was sure to go.

It followed her to (9) ____ one day,
School (10) ____ day, school one day
It followed (11) ____ to school one day Which was (12)  the rules.

It made the children laugh and (13)  ____,
(14) ____ and play, laugh and play
It made the (15) ____ laugh and play to (16) ____ a lamb at school.

And so the (17) ____ turned it out,
Turned it (18)  ____, turned it out
And so the (19) ____ turned it out but still it lingered (20)  ____.

And he waited patiently (21)  ____,
(22)  about, patiently about
And he (23) ____ patiently about (24) ____ Mary did appear.

«Why (25) ____ the lamb love Mary so?
Love Mary (26)  ____? Love Mary so?
Why does the lamb (27) ____ Mary so?», the eager children (28)

«Why, Mary loves the lamb, you (29)  ____.
The (30)  ____, you know, the lamb, you know,
Why, Mary (31) ____ the lamb, you know,»
the teacher (32) ____ reply.

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