The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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WHEN I WAS A YOUNG GIRL
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-Market Drayton, Salop (Shropshire Folk-lore).
—Ogbourne, Wilts. (H. S. May).
I. When I was a young girl, a young girl, a young girl, When I was a young girl, how happy was I. This way and that way, and this way and that way, And this way and that way, and this way went I.
When I had a sweetheart, a sweetheart, a sweetheart, When I had a sweetheart, how happy was I. This way and that way, and this way and that way, And this way and that way, and this way went I.
When I got married, got married, got married, When I got married, how happy was I. This way and that way, and this way and that way, And this way and that way, and this way went I.
When I had a baby, a baby, a baby,
When I had a baby, how happy was I.
This way and that way, and this way and that way,
And this way and that way, and this way went I.
When my baby died, died, died,
When my baby died, how sorry was I.
This way and that way, and this way and that way,
And this way and that way, and this way went I.







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