The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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io8                   RIGS—RING A RING O' ROSES
A game of children in Aberdeenshire, said to be the same as Scotch and English, and also called Rockety Row.—Jamie-son's Dictionary.
See " Ring-taw."
Ring a Ring o' Roses
I. King a ring o roses, A pocket-full o' posies; One for me, and one for you, And one for little Moses— Hasher, Hasher, Hasher, all fall down.
—Winterton, Lincoln, and Leadenham (Miss M. Peacock).
II.     A ring, a ring o' roses, A pocket-full o' posies ;
One for Jack, and one for Jim, and one for little
Moses— A-tisha! a-tisha ! a-tisha ! —Shropshire (Burne's Shropshire Folk-lore, p. 511).
III.     A ring, a ring o' roses, A pocket-full o' posies ;
A curchey in, and a curchey out, And a curchey all together. —Egmond (Burne's Shropshire Folk-lore, p. 571).

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