Hickory Dickory Dock


Hickory Dickory Dock

The Rhyme

Hickory, dickory, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck one,
The mouse ran down!
Hickory, dickory, dock.

Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory, dickory, dock,
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck one,
The mouse ran down!
Hickory, dickory, dock.

History:

Nonsensical rhyme that is one of the earliest rhymes found originating in America.

Alternate:

Replace the line
"The mouse ran down!"
With
"And down he run"

Note:

Dickery, Dickery, Dare is often used as the second stanza to this rhyme.