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WHO GOES ROUND MY STONE WALL 377
VII. Who's that walking round my walk ? Only Jackie Jingle. Don't you steal of my fat sheep; The more I will, the more I won't, Unless I take them one by one, And that is Jackie Jingle.
—Hersham, Surrey (Folk-lore Record, v. 85).
VIII. Who's going round my sunny wall to night ? Only little Jacky Lingo. Don't steal any of my fat chicks. I stole one last night And gave it a little hay, There came a little blackbird, And carried it away.
—Booking, Essex (Folk-lore Record, iii. 170).
IX. Who's that round my stable door [or stony wall] ? Only little Jack and Jingo. Don't you steal any of my fat pigs! I stole one last night and the night before, Chick, chick, come along with me.
—Deptford, Kent (Miss Chase).
X. Who's this walking round my stony gravel path ? Only little Jacky Jingle. Last night he stole one of my sheep, Put him in the fold, Along came a blackbird, and pecked off his nose.
—Hampshire (Miss Mendham).
XI. Who is going round my fine stony house ? Only Daddy Dingo. Don't take any of my fine chicks. Only this one, O !
—Ellesmere (Burne's Shropshire Folk-lore, p. 520).
XII. Who is that walking round my stone-wall ? Only little Johnnie Nero. Well, don't you steal any of my fat sheep! I stole one last night and gave it a lock of hay, Here come I to take another away.
—Sporle, Norfolk (Miss Matthews).