The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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WE ARE THE ROVERS
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XVII. We shall have one glass of wine, We are the robbers; We shall have one glass of wine, For we are the gallant soldiers.
You shall have no glass of wine,
We are the robbers ; You shall have no glass of wine,
For we are the gallant soldiers.
We shall have two glasses of it, &c.
You shall have no glass of it, &c.
We will break your tumblers, then, &c.
We shall send for the policeman, &c.
What care we for the policeman, &c.
We shall send for the red coat men, &c.
What care we for the red coat men, &c.
We shall send for the blue coat men, &c.
What care we for the blue coat men, &c.
We shall send for the magistrate, &c.
What care we for the magistrate, &c.
We shall send for Cripple Dick, &c.
WThat care we for Cripple Dick, &c.
We shall have a battle then, &c.
Yonder is a battle field, &c.
—Laurieston School, Kirkcudbright (J. Lavvson).
XVIII. Here comes three dukes a-riding, a-riding, a-riding; Here comes three dukes a-riding, a-riding, a-riding; My fair ladies.
Have you any bread and wine, bread and wine,
bread and wine ? Have you any bread and wine, bread and wine,
bread and wine, My fair ladies ?







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