A Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night....

I was trying to sing Mackenzie to sleep, but she instead was interestedly watching me. Unbeknownst to me, Kat was videoing the whole ordeal.

 

And in case you don't know the words:

 

The fox went out on a chilly night

He prayed for the moon to give him light,

For he'd many a mile to go that night

Before he reached the town-o!

Town-o! town-o!

For he had many a mile to go that night

Before he reached the town-o.

 

Well, he ran til he came to a great big pen,

Where the ducks and the geese were kept therein

"A couple of you will grease my chin

Before I leave this town-o!

Town-o! town-o!

A couple of you will grease my chin

Before I leave this town-o."

 

He grabbed the gray goose by his neck,

And flung a duck across his back;

He did not mind the "Quack, quack, quack!"

And their legs all dangling down-o!

Down-o! down-o!

He did not mind the "Quack, quack, quack!"

And their legs all dangling down-o.

 

Then old Mother Flipper Flapper jumped out of bed,

Out of the window she popped her head,

Crying, "John, John! The gray goose is gone

And the fox is on the town-o!

Town-o! town-o!"

Crying, "John, John! The gray goose is gone

And the fox is on the town-o!"

 

Then John he went to the top of the hill,

Blew his horn both loud and shrill.

The fox he said, "I'd better flee with my kill--

Or they'll soon be on my trail-o!

Trail-o! trail-o!"

The fox he said, "I'd better flee with my kill--

Or they'll soon be on my trail-o!"

 

The fox, he ran till he came to his den,

And there were the little ones, eight, nine, ten,

Saying, "Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,

'Cause it must be a mighty fine town-o!

Town-o! town-o!"

They said, "Daddy, Daddy, better go back again,

'Cause it must be a mighty fine town-o!

 

Then the fox and his wife without any strife,

Cut up the goose with a fork and knife.

They never had such a supper in their life,

And the little ones chewed on the bones-o!

Bones-o! bones-o!

They never had such a supper in their life,

And the little ones chewed on the bones-o!

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Taken on August 26, 2009