And then we made a rub-a-dub on a goat-skin drum, which was hanging on a stump for visitors.
And away he ran among the trees in search of his pigs, while Eric heard his little drum, and his song of "rub-a-dub, halloo!"
"rub-a-dub is to be buried exactly at eleven o'clock," said Iris.
A little French drummer, singing to his rub-a-dub, and the agreeable yell of a dog, complete the vocal performers.
Wolf gave a grunt like one of his pigs, and began his song of "rub-a-dub."
She did not wish to be interrupted now; she wanted to find Iris to tell her of the sad fate of rub-a-dub.
Swinton, his ear tuned to the outer distances of the void, caught a soft faint rub-a-dub, rub-a-dub!
Ever and anon you hear the rub-a-dub of the drums, as new detachments pass on towards the Corso.
"That would not be rub-a-dub," she said; then she buried her little, fat face on his shoulder and sobs shook her frame.
rub-a-dub, rolled the drums—the walls were manned—and rockets went fizzing and bursting in the air, for assistance from the ships.
1787, echoic of the sound of a drum.