Pussy Cat, Pussy cat, Wilt Thou be Mine (early 1800s)
- Curly Locks, Curly Locks,
- Will you be mine?
- You shall not wash dishes,
- Nor feed the swine;
- But sit on a cushion
- And sew a fine seam,
- And feast upon strawberries,
- Sugar, and cream.
Public Domain Literary Appearances
- 'Pussy Cat, Pussy cat, Wilt Thou be Mine' (1800s)
- (later renamed) 'Curly Locks'
- 'Little Curly Locks' (1885)
- 'Curly Locks' by James Whitcomb Riley (Aug. 1885)
- 'The April Baby’s Book of Tunes with the Story of How They Came to Be Written' by Elizabeth von Arnim (1900)
- 'Babes in Toyland' (operetta) by Glen MacDonough (1903)
- (novelization) (1904)
- 'The Bull Moose Mother Goose' by Sallie Macrum Cubbage (1912)
- 'Second Year Music' by Hollis Dann (1915)
- 'The Modern Mother Goose' by Helen Hamilton (1916)
- 'Mother Goose Comes to Portland' by Frederic W. Freeman (1918)
- 'The Real Personages of Mother Goose' by Katherine Elwes Thomas (1930)