"Old Mother Goose"
In addition to being the purported authoress of nursery rhymes, Mother Goose is herself the title character of one such rhyme:
- Old Mother Goose,
- When she wanted to wander,
- Would ride through the air
- On a very fine gander.
- Jack's mother came in,
- And caught the goose soon,
- And mounting its back,
- Flew up to the moon.
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