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ORANGES AND LEMONS                          29
Come under, come under, Come run as you ought; Come under, come under, Until you are caught; Then stand just behind us And pull either way; Which side pulls the strongest That side wins the day.
—Sporle, Norfolk (Miss Matthews).
VI. Oranges and lemons,
The bells of St. Clement's.
I owe you three farthings,
When shall I pay you ?
Wrhen I get rich.
Here comes a candle to light you to bed,
Here comes a hatchet to chop off your head.
—Brigg (from a Lincolnshire friend of Miss Barker).
VII. Oranges and lemons,
Say the bells of St. Clemen's. I owe you five farthins, Say the bells of St. Martin's. When shall I pay you ? Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Or Sunday ?
—Symondsbury, Dorset (Folk-lore Journal, vii. 216).
VIII. I owe you five farthings. When will you pay me, To-day or to-morrow ? Here comes a candle to light you to bed, Here comes a chopper to chop off your head.
—Broadwinsor, Dorset (Folk-lore Journal, vii. 217.
IX. Oranges and lemons, the bells of St. Clement's [or St. Helen's]. I owe you five farthings. And when will you pay me ? I'm sure I don't know.







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