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

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UP THE STREETS
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Up the Streets
—Liverpool (C. C. Bell).
I.
Up the streets and down the streets,
The windows made of glass ;
Is not [naming one of the children] a nice
young lass ? She can dance, she can sing, She can show her wedding-ring. Fie, for shame ! fie, for shame ! Turn your back behind you.
—Liverpool (C. C. Bell).
II. Up streets, down streets, Windows made of glass;
Isn't " Jenny Jenkins " a handsome young lass ? Isn't " Johnny Johnson " as handsome as she ? They shall be married, When they can agree.
—Monton, Lancashire, Collyhurst, Manchester
(Miss Dendy).
III. Up street and down street, Each window's made of glass; If you go to Tommy Tickler's house You'll find a pretty lass.
—Halliwell's Nursery Rhymes, cccclxxx.
(b) In the Liverpool version the children stand in a ring and sing the words. At " Fie, for shame," the child named ceases to sing, and the others address her particularly. When the







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