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

With Tunes(sheet music), Singing-rhymes(lyrics), Methods Of Playing with diagrams and illustrations.

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XIII.     Who's that going round my pretty garden ? Only Jacky Jingo.
Don't you steal any of my fat sheep ! Oh, no I won't; oh, yes I will; and if I do I'll take them one by one, so out comes Jacky Jingo.
—Ogbourne, Wilts. (H. S. May).
XIV.     Who's going round my sheepfold ? Only poor Jack Lingo.
Don't steal any of my black sheep ! No, I won't, only buy one.
—Roxton, St. Neots (Miss E. Lumley).
XV. Who goes round my house this night ? None but Limping Tom.
Do you want any of my chickens this night ? None but this poor one. —Macduff (Rev. W. Gregor).
XVI. Who goes round my house this night ? Who but Bloody Tom ! Who stole all my chickens away ? None but this poor one.
—Chambers's Poj>. Rhymes, 122.
XVII. Who goes round the house at night? None but Bloody Tom.
Tack care an' tack nane o' my chickens awa'! None but this poor one.         —Keith (Rev. W. Gregor.
XVIII. Johnny, Johnny Ringo,
Don't steal all my faun sheep. Nob but one by one, Whaul they're all done.
—Easther's Almondbury Glossary.
XIX. Who's going round my stone wall ? Only an old witch. Don't take any of my bad chickens ! No, only this one. —Hanbury, Staffs. (Miss E. Hollis).
(b) The players stand in a circle, but they do not neces­sarily hold hands, nor do they move round. One player kneels or stands in the centre, and another walks round out-

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