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

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366                  WHEN I WAS A YOUNG GIRL
When I went a-courting, a-courtin', a-courtin',
When I went a-courtin', i' this a way went I.
An' i' this a way, an' i' this a way, an' i' this a way went I.
When I did get married, get married, get married,
When I did get married, i' this a way went I.
An' i' this a way, an' i' this a way, an' i' this a way went I.
When I had a baby, &c.
When I went to church, &c.
My husband was a drunkard, &c.
When I was a washerwoman, &c.
When I did peggy, &c.
My baby fell sick, &c.
My baby did die, &c.
My husband did die, &c.
óLiphook, Wakefield (Miss Fowler).
IV. When I wore my flounces, my flounces, my flounces, When I wore my flounces, this a-way went I.
When I was a lady, a lady, a lady, When I was a lady, this a-way went I.
When I was a gentleman, a gentleman, a gentleman, When I was a gentleman, this a-way went I.
When I was a washerwoman, &c.
When I was a schoolgirl, &c.
When I had a baby, &c.
When I was a cobbler, &c.
When I was a shoeblack, &c.
When my husband beat me, &c.
When my baby died, &c.
When my husband died, &c.
When I was a parson, &c.
-Hanbury, Staffs. (Miss Edith Hollis).







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