Monday's Child

Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go,
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for its living,
And a child that's born on the Sabbath day
Is fair and wise and good and gay.

grace: elegance
woe: great sorrow; distress
Sabbath: a day of religious observance
gay: carefree; light-hearted

19th-century or earlier English nursery rhyme