That's verse 2.
Posted by wendy b on August 27, 1998 at 19:02:48:
In response to Missing lines?, written by Diana LB on August 27, 1998 at 16:32:52
] "He loves to hear the little stream a-gurgling, (stream a-gurgling,) and loves to lie a-baskin' in the sun"...
When the enterprising burgler's not a-burgling-
When the cut-throat isn't occupied in crime-
'Pied in crime,
He love's to hear the little brook a-gurgling-
And listen to the merry village chime-
When the coster's finished jumping on his mother-
On his mother,
He loves to lie a-basking in the sun-
In the sun,
Ah, take one consideration with another- (etc)
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