Ten Little Nigger Boys

Melody -

Ten little nigger boys
Went out to dine;
One choked his little self
And then there were nine,

Nine little nigger boys
Sat up very late;
One overslept himself
And then there were eight.

Eight little nigger boys
Travelling in Devon;
One said he'd stay there
And then there were seven.

Seven little nigger boys
Chopping up sticks;
One chopped himself in halves
And then there were six.

Six little nigger boys
Playing with a hive;
A bumble bee stung one
And then there were five.
  Five little nigger boys
Going in for law;
One got in Chancery
And then there were four.

Four little nigger boys
Going out to sea;
A red herring swallowed one
And then there were three.

Three little nigger boys
Walking in the Zoo;
A big bear hugged one
And then there were two.

Two little nigger boys
Sitting in the sun;
One got frizzled up
And then there was one.

One little nigger boy
Left all alone;
He got married
And then there was none.

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