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

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THREE KNIGHTS FROM SPAIN                 273
Take her, take her, the coach is free, The fairest one that you can see.
The fairest one that we can see,
Is bonnie [                        ]. Come to me.
Here's all your daughters safe and sound,
In every pocket a thousand pound,
On every finger a guinea gold ring,
So please, take one of your daughters in.
—Fochabers, N.E. Scotland (Rev. W. Gregor).
XXXIV. Two poor sailors dressed in blue, dressed in blue,
dressed in blue, Two poor sailors dressed in blue, come for the sake of your daughter Loo.
My daughter Loo, she is too young, she is too
young, she is too young, She cannot bear your flattering tongue.
Let her be young, or yet too old, yet too old, yet
too old, But for her beauty she must be sold.
The haughty thing, she won't come out, she won't
come out, she won't come out; The haughty thing, she won't come out, To help us with our dancing.
Now we have got a beautiful maid, a beautiful
maid, a beautiful maid ; Now we have got a beautiful maid, To help us with our dancing.
—Nairn (Mrs. Jamieson, through Rev. W. Gregor).
XXXV. One poor sailor dressed in blue, dressed in blue,
dressed in blue, One poor sailor dressed in blue, Has come for the sake of your daughter Sue.
My daughter Sue, she is too young, She cannot bear your flattering tongue. vol. 11.                                                                      s







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