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

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WE ARE THE ROVERS
I will fetch you two quarts of beer, &c.
I will fetch you three quarts of beer, &c.
I will fetch you a gallon of beer, &c.
I will fetch you a barrel of beer, &c.
I will fetch the old police, &c.
Are you ready for a fight, &c.
—Earls Heaton (H. Hardy)
[Another variant from Earls Heaton is:—]
Have you got a bottle of gin ?
He I over; Have you got a bottle of gin,
As in that golden story ?         —(H. Hardy).
XVI. Have you any bread and wine,
Bread and wine, bread and wine ? Have you any bread and wine ? Cam a teerie, arrie ma torry.
Yes, we have some bread and wine, Bread and wine, bread and wine;
Yes, we have some bread and wine, Cam a teerie, arrie ma torry.
We shall have one glass of it, &c.
One glass of it you shall not get, &c.
We are King George's loyal men,
Loyal men, loyal men; We are King George's loyal men,
Cam a teerie, arrie ma torry.
What care we for King George's men, King George's men, King George's men;
What care we for King George's men,
Cam a teerie, arrie ma torry.
People's Friend, quoted in a review of "Arbroath : Past and Present," by J. M. M'Bain.







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