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Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
For want of a nail

A Nursery Rhyme Poem for Children


For want of a nail the shoe was lost.
For want of a shoe the horse was lost.
For want of a horse the rider was lost.
For want of a rider the battle was lost.
For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.
And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.



Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
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Children's Nursery Rhyme and Poem
For want of a nail

All children love being told a nursery rhyme. The most popular nursery rhymes are available on this site - perhaps they will bring back fond memories of your childhood! The History and Origins of Nursery Rhymes are fascinating! Superficially, a children's Nursery Rhyme might look completely innocent but there are often dark messages and meanings hidden in the text. Oranges and Lemons and Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary are two examples of a Nursery Rhyme with a very unpleasant origin and history behind them! We recommend www.rhymes.org.uk if you wish to find out more about the mysterious and often blood thirsty Origin and History of Nursery Rhymes Every time you read a Nursery Rhyme or poem for children take a second look at the words and lyrics and you, or your child, may find a secret message! 
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