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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TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
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Twelve Days of Christmas
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Repeat from *                                          —Rimbault's Nursery Rhymes.
I. The first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear-tree.
The second day of Xmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear-tree.
The third day of Xmas, my true love sent to me Three French hens and two turtle doves and A partridge in a pear-tree.
The fourth day of Xmas, my true love sent to me
Four colly birds, three French hens, two turtle doves, and
A partridge in a pear-tree.
The fifth day of Xmas, my true love sent to me Five gold rings, four colly birds, three French hens, Two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear-tree.
The sixth day of Xmas, my true love sent to me
Six geese a-laying, five gold rings,
Four colly birds, three French hens,
Two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear-tree.
The seventh day of Xmas, my true love sent to me
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying, five gold rings,
Four colly birds, three French hens,
Two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear-tree.







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