Book Quote of the Day: And Then There Were None


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

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