Three Blind Mice Rhyme | Lyrics with Audio

Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice Rhyme is one of those folk songs in English which teaches your number of lessons all in a few lines of text. One ne side, it pictures’ the animals who can’t see the things (or they are blind).

They run fast but the wife of the farmer detests (hate) the presence of those “three mice”.

And the most astonishing thing is that the poet speaks about the scenario going with the text of the poem. He asks whether you have seen such a view in your life or not.

The nursery rhyme was written by Thomas Ravenscroft in the 17th century (1609).

Thomas Ravenscroft also devoted a musical tone to this song and was also the editor of the book Deuteromelia (the second collection of the English Rounds).

To spread the historical significance and make everyone familiar with the song which was published later to that of the history related to it; the song refers to England’s Queen Mary I.

She executed three Protestant Bishops.


Three Blind Mice Original Song


Three blind mice. Three blind mice.

See how they run. See how they run.

They all ran after the farmer’s wife,

Who cut off their tails with a carving knife,

Did you ever see such a sight in your life,

As three blind mice?


Other Version

Three Blinde Mice,

Three Blinde Mice,

Dame Iulian,

Dame Iulian,

the Miller and his merry olde Wife,

she scrapte her tripe licke thou the knife.


Interesting Facts about Three Blinde Mice

In 1842, the rhyme was printed in the words in the children’s literature book. It was published by James Orchard Halliwell.


In 1904, the song was included in the children’s book and was entitled The Complete Version of the Three Blind Mice.


Such rhymes enhance the skills and make the students ready to get fitted into the school environment.

The poem comes with an interesting story.

The story includes that once there were three mice taken by the farmer and the farmer’s wife (who was fed of all the three fast running animals) chases them from the house to rough bushes.

This blinds the three mice. Thereafter, their tail was cut off by the wife. And the story reaches the climax when the three mice re-grow their tail and recover their eyesight.

The illustrated story ends with the living happily ever after in their house.

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