Lion And Unicorn 
Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme, 1833

 

Lion And Unicorn

 

The lion and the unicorn 
 Were fighting for the crown — 
The lion beat the unicorn 
 All about the town. 
Some gave them white bread, 
 And some gave them brown, 
Some gave them plum-cake, 
 And sent them out of town.

 

Note: To this day, the symbolic British lion and unicorn rest atop the Old State House in Boston, with photos.

 

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