Nursery Rhymes – Kids Songs, Baby songs “Humpty Dumpty” – Kids Nursery Rhymes In English

Nursery Rhymes – Kids Songs, Baby songs “Humpty Dumpty” – Kids Nursery Rhymes In English

Humpty Dumpty is a famous character in an English nursery rhyme. The character represents an egg. This kid’s poem was once used to be a riddle, and the egg was probably the riddle’s answer. Its origion dates back to the early 19th century. Also, in the 17th century, Humpty Dumpty was the name of a kind of brandy, and the word was used to describe a short and clumsy person.

It was first published as a riddle in Gammer Gurton’s Garland in 1810. Earlier in 1803, it was found in a manuscript of Mother Goose’s Melody.

 

Humpty Dumpty 
(First Printed- Original Lyrics)
Humpty Dumpty sate [sic] on a wall,
 Humpti Dumpti [sic] had a great fall;
 Threescore men and threescore more,
 Cannot place Humpty dumpty as he was before
(Modern Lyrics)
          Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,
           Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
             All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
           Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

 

     (Collected Version by James Orchard)
Humpty Dumpty lay in a beck.
 With all his sinews around his neck;
 Forty Doctors and forty wrights
 Couldn’t put Humpty Dumpty to rights!

Sing this beautiful kids’ poem with your children and have fun in your spare time. I always sing this with my nephew, and we have a good time singing this song.

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