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What was the origin of the nursery rhyme "Don't care was made to care"?

Many a child who has expressed indifference has had the following verse spoken to them: Don’t care was made to care, Don’t care was hung: Don’t care was put in a pot And boiled till he was ...
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What is the earliest known instance of the nursery rhyme "The House that Jack Built"?

What is the earliest known instance of the popular nursery rhyme "The House that Jack Built", which has verses of increasing length?