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

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WE ARE THE ROVERS                        351
X. What men are ye of? What men are ye of? What men are ye of?
Metherie and Metharie.
We are of King George's men, King George's men, King George's men, We are of King George's men, Metherie and Metharie.
We will send for the policemen, &c.
What care we for the policemen ? &c.
We will have a bottle of wine, &c.
You shall not have, &c.
We will have three bottles of wine, &c.
You shall not have, &c.
We will send for Cripple Dick, &c.
What care we for Cripple Dick, &c.
We finish off with a battle three, &c.
—Northumberland (from a lady friend of Hon. J. Abercromby).
XI. We shall have a glass of wine, A glass of wine, a glass of wine, We shall have a glass of wine, Methery I methory.
You shall not have a glass of wine, A glass of wine, a glass of wine, You shall not have a glass of wine, Methery I methory.
Then we'll break your dishes, then, &c.
Then we'll send for the blue coat men, &c.
What care I for the blue coat men, &c.
Then we'll send for the red coat men, &c.







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