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little bo-peep in Culture

“Little Bo-Peep”

A nursery rhyme:

Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep,
And can't tell where to find them;
Leave them alone, and they'll come home,
Wagging their tails behind them.
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  • So he was saddled with "Little-bo-peep," who has already lost one eye from cataract, which is fast going with the other.

    Ask Momma

    R. S. Surtees