Twelve pairs hanging high, 

Twelve knights riding by, 

Each knight took a pear, 

And yet left a dozen there.

Answer: Originally, there were twelve pairs of pears = 24 pears. If each of 12 knights took one pear, then there are still 12 left.

Category: Riddle Songs
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