The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
& Ireland In Dictionary Form - Volume 2

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ROUND AND ROUND THE VILLAGE            131
XVIII. Up and down the valley, Up and down the valley; Up and down the valley, As I have done before.
In and out the window, In and out the window; In and out the window,
As I have done before.
Stand and face your lover, Stand and face your lover; Stand and face your lover, As I have done before.
Follow me to London, Follow me to London; Follow me to London,
As I have done before.
—Settle, Yorks. (Rev. W. S. Sykes).
XIX. In and out the willows, In and out the willows; In and out the willows,
As you have done before.
Stand and face your lover, Stand and face your lover; Stand and face your lover, As you have done before.
Follow me to London, Follow me to London; Follow me to London,
As you have done before. —West Grinstead, Sussex (Notes and Queries, 8th Series, i. 249, Miss Busk).
(c) The children join hands and form a ring with one child standing outside. The ring stands perfectly still throughout this game and sings the verses, the action being confined to at first one child, and then to two together. During the singing of







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