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

With Tunes(sheet music), Singing-rhymes(lyrics), Methods Of Playing with diagrams and illustrations.

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XXXI. Little Alice Sander Sat upon a cinder,
Weeping and crying for her young man. Rise up, Alice, dry your tears, Choose the one that you love best, Alice my dear.
Now they have got married
I hope they will joy,
Seven years afterwards, seven years ago,
Now is the time to kiss and go.
—Earls Heaton, Yorks. (Herbert Hardy).
XXXII. Rise, Sally Walker, Rise if you can,
Rise, Sally Walker, and follow your good man ; Choose to the east, and choose to the west, Choose to the one you love best. There is a couple married in joy, Past a girl and then a boy, Seven years after, seven years to come, Kiss you couple, kiss and be done. A' the many hours to us a happy life,
Except------and he wants a wife.
A wife shall he have,
And a widower shall he be,
Except------that sits on his knee,
A guid fauld hoose and a blacket fireside, Draw up your gartens and show all your bride.
—(Rev. W. Gregor).
XXXIII. Arise, Sally Walker, arise, if you can,
Arise, Sally Walker, and follow your good man; Come choose to the east, come choose to the west, Come choose to the very one you love best.
This is a couple married with joy; First a girl and then a boy, Seven years after and seven years to come, This young couple married and begun.
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