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Hurry, Mr. Clock

Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock] (Miles)
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock,
Listen to old Mister Clock!
Ticking all the hours away,
Till the merry Christmas day!

With you tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock,
Please hurry up, Mister Clock;
O you count the hours so slow!
Can’t you make them faster, faster go?
With you rick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock,
Please hurry up, Mr. Clock.

2 When it’s summer time so dear,
Vacation time then is here,
And you tick the hours so fast,
From the first one to the last! [Refrain]

3 Dear me, we can scarcely wait,
O how you exasperate!
Hurry, Mister Clock and say,
“Merry, merry Christmas day!” [Refrain]

Source: Jubilate : A Modern Sunday-School Hymnal #219

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock
Title: Hurry, Mr. Clock
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: With your tick, tock, tick, tock
Publication Date: 1916
Copyright: Public Domain



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Jubilate #219

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Songs for Little Singers No. 3 #16

The Call to Praise, a Hymnal for Children's Division #d123

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