On the twelfth day of Christmas my truelove sent to me . . .
 
Twelve drummers drumming Twelve drummers drumming
Eleven pipers piping Eleven pipers piping
Ten lords a-leaping Ten lords a-leaping
Nine ladies dancing Nine ladies dancing
Eight maids a-milking Eight maids a-milking
Seven swans swimming Seven swans a-swimming
Six geese a-laying Six geese a-laying
Five gold rings Five gold rings
Four colly birds Four colly birds
three French hens Three French Hens
Two turtle doves Two turtle doves
Partridge in tree and a partridge in a pear tree