The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland: With Tunes, Singing-rhymes, and Methods of Playing According to the Variants Extant and Recorded in Different Parts of the Kingdom, Volume 2

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Page 27 - Lemons," say the bells of St. Clemens, " You owe me five farthings," say the bells of St. Martin's. " When will you pay me ?
Page 195 - One, two, Buckle my shoe; Three, four, Shut the door; Five, six, Pick up sticks; Seven, eight, Lay them straight; Nine, ten, A good fat hen; Eleven, twelve, Who will delve?
Page 93 - Lady Queen Anne, she sits in the sun, As fair as a lily, as brown as a bun,
Page 300 - His ubi nequiquam dictis experta Latinum contra stare videt penitusque in viscera lapsum serpentis furiale malum totamque pererrat, turn vero infelix ingentibus excita monstris immensam sine more furit lymphata per urbem. ceu quondam torto volitans sub verbere turbo, quem pueri magno in gyro vacua atria circum intenti ludo exercent; ille actus habena curvatis fertur spatiis, stupet inscia supra impubesque manus mirata volubile buxum; dant animos plagae: non cursu segnior illo per medias urbes agitur...
Page 64 - Up and down the City Road, In and out the Eagle, That's the way the money goes, Pop goes the...
Page 9 - Thus the farmer sows his seed, Thus he stands and takes his ease, He stamps his foot and claps his hands And turns around to view his land.
Page 316 - Four colly birds, Three French hens, Two turtle doves, and A partridge in a pear tree.
Page 299 - The first tyme that he, the prince, went to the towne of Sterling to meete the king, seeing a little without the gate of the towne a stack of corne, in proportion not unlike to a topp, wherewith he used to play, he said to some that were with him. ' Loe there is a goodly topp :' whereupon one of them saying, ' Why doe you not play with it then ?' he answered, ' Set it up for me, and I will play with it.
Page 30 - say the bells of Old Bailey. " When I grow rich,
Page 105 - ... the side, with a seal or piece of metal or wood at the end, and that, when used, the parchment was rolled up with all the strings and their seals hanging together, so that the drawer had no reason for choosing one more than another, but drew one of the strings by mere chance, on which the roll was opened to see on what stanza he had fallen : if such were the form of the game, we can very easily imagine why the name was applied to a charter with an unusual number of seals attached to it, which...

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