The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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364                  WHEN I WAS A YOUNG GIRL
When my husband died, died, died,
When my husband 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.
When I kept a donkey, a donkey, a donkey, When I kept a donkey, 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 was a washerwoman, a washerwoman, a washer­woman, When I was a washerwoman, 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 was a beggar, a beggar, a beggar, When I was a beggar, 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.
—Piatt School, near Wrotham, Kent (Miss Burne).
II. When I was a young girl, a young girl, a young girl, When I was I young girl, how happy was I. And this way and that way, and this way and that way, and this way and that way, and this way went I.
When I was a school-girl, a school-girl, a school-girl, When I was a school-girl, oh, this way went I. And this way and that way, and this way and that way, and this way and that way, and this way went I.
When I was a teacher, a teacher, a teacher, When I was a teacher, oh, this way went I. And 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, oh, this way went I. And 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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