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

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ADDENDA                                       417
Agree, agree, I hope they will agree,
And when they get married I hope they will agree.
—Laurieston School, Kirkcudbrightshire (J. Lawson).
Down in yonder meadow where the green grass grows, Where so and so (a girl's name) she bleaches her clothes ; She sang, and she sang, and she sang so sweet, Come over (a boy's name), come over, come over the street. So and so (same girl's Christian name) made a pudding
so nice and sweet, So and so (same boy's Christian name) took a knife and
tasted it. Taste, love; taste, love; don't say no, For the next Sabbath morning to church we must go. Clean sheets and pillowslips, and blankets an* a', A little baby on your knee, and that's the best of a'. Heepie tarrie, heepie barrie, bo barrie grounds, Bo barrie ground and a guinea gold ring, A guinea gold ring and a peacock hat, A cherry for the church and a feather at the back. She paints her cheeks and she curls her hair, And she kisses (boy's name) at the foot o' the stair.
—Fraserburgh (Rev. Dr. Gregor).
The above are played in the same way as previously de­scribed.
Another version, from Perth, says, after the line, " She sang, and she sang" (as above).
Come over the water, come over the street,
She baked him a dumpling, she baked it so sweet
That bonny (Billie Sanders) was fain for to eat, &c.
Down in the meadows where the green grass grows, There's where my Nannie she sound her horn; She sound, she sound, she sound so sweet;
Nannie made the puddin' so nice and so sweet,
Johnny took a knife and he taste a bit;
Love, taste; love, taste, and don't say nay,
For next Sunday mornin' is our weddin'-day. VOL. IT.                                                                                2 D







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