Ten little Indian boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there where Nine.
Nine little Indian boys sat up very late; One overslept himself and then there were Eight.
Eight little Indian boys travelling in Devon; One said he’d stay there and then there where Seven.
Seven little indian boys chopping up sticks; One chopped himself in halves and then there were Six.
Six little indian boys playing with a hive; A bumble bee stung one and then there were Five.
Five little Indian boys going in for law; One got into Chancery and then there were Four.
Four little indian boys going out to sea; A red herring swallowed one and then there were Three.
Three little Indian boys walking in the Zoo; A big bear hugged one and then there were Two.
Two little Indian boys sitting in the sun; One got frizzled up and then there was One.
One little Indian boy left all alone; He went and hanged himself and then there were None.
–And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie, 1939