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1. Old McDonald had some chicks,
And the chicks laid eggs like bricks.
Which female saint of Ireland may
Make his chicks glad one day
Laying perfect eggs upon the hay?
2. Old McDonald had a cow
And the cow was bitten by the sow.
Which saintly dames
May hear McDonald's claims?
3. Old McDonald had a pig, a beautiful sow
And the sow was kicked by the cow.
Which saintly hermit from the past
May be tempted to help at last?
4. Old McDonald had some geese
And the geese they had a geese disease.
Which saintly person known for a cloak
Will help the geese that stop to croak?
5. Old McDonald had a horse
And the horse had a colic.
That's very bad, of course.
Which saints will help, with all their force,
Make the horse again be glad and frolic?
NB: Some versions of this story refer to a donkey rather than a horse.
6. Old McDonald had some sheep
And some of the sheep got the flu.
Which knight on a white horse
Will come to help with all his force?
That is what I ask you!
The English and Dutch should answer this quickly, as he is their patron saint. And he is the national saint of many other countries too!
7. Old McDonald had some ducks
And the ducks stopped their quacks.
Which saint from the seventh century
May help here very gently?
(He is not a patron of ducks, but they are his symbol.)
8. Old McDonald had a dog
And the dog had swallowed a frog.
Which hunting saint in all his grace
May help the member of the canine race?
9. Old McDonald has some bees
And the bees began to faint.
Old McDonald prayed for ease
To which Italian cleric and saint?
10. Old McDonald had a cat
And this cat ate a putrid rat.
Is there a patron saint to save
The tabby from an early grave?
Source: Author heidi66
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