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