Three Men Went A-hunting (Williamson Robin)

Three men went a-hunting But nothing could they find Till they came across a mouldy cheese And that they left behind The Englishman said "mouldy cheese" The Scotsman he said "nay" "Bedad," says Pat, "its your grandpapa And his whiskers are blown away Three men went a-hunting But nothing could they find Till they came across a sailing ship And that they left behind The Englishman said "sailing ship" The Scotsman he said "nay" "Bedad," says Pat, "its a laundry tub And the sheets are blowing away Three men went a-hunting But nothing could they find Till they came across a milestone And that they left behind The Englishman said "milestone" The Scotsman he said "nay" "Bedad," says Pat. "its a plum pudding tree And the currants are blown away" Three men went a--hunting But nothing could they find Till they came across a tollgate And that they left behind The Englishman said "tollgate" The Scotsman he said "nay" "Bedad." says Pat, "its the end of the world And the others have run away