Christmas Carols, Ancient And Modern

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Saint George. No pardon shalt thou have, while I have foot to stand, So rise thee up again, and fight out sword in hand. They fight again, and the Knight is killed, Father Christmas calls for the Doctor, with whom the same dialogue occurs as before, and the cure is performed. Enter the Giant Turpin. Here come I, the Giant, bold Turpin is my name, And all the nations round do tremble at my fame. Where'er I go, they tremble at my sight, No lord or champion long with me would fight.
Saint George. Here's one that dares to look thee in the face, And soon will send thee to another place.
[ They fight, and the Giant is killed, medical aid is called in as before, and the cure per­formed by the Doctor, who then, according to the stage direction, is given a basin of girdy grout, and a kick, and driven out. Father Christmas. Now, ladies and gentlemen, your sport is most ended. So prepare for the hat, which is highly commended. The hat it would speak, if it had but a tongue. Come throw in your money, and think it no wrong.

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