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

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ADDENDA
(Willie Broon) is his name, Is his name, is his name, (Willie Broon) is his name, Around the merry guid tanzy. —St. Andrews and Howth (Miss H. E. Harvey).
Miss Harvey writes: I believe " tanzy" is the name of a kind of dance.
Glasgow Ships.
Glasgow ships come sailing in, Come sailing in, come sailing in ; Glasgow ships come sailing in, On a fine summer morning.
You daurna set your foot upon, Your foot upon, your foot upon ; You daurna set your foot upon, Or gentle George will kiss you.
Three times kiss you, four times bless you, Five times butter and bread Upon a silver salver.
Who shall we send it to, Send it to, send it to? Who shall we send it to ?
To Mrs.-------'s daughter.
Take her by the lily-white hand, Lead her over the water ; Give her kisses, one, two, three. She is the favourite daughter.
—Perth (Rev. Dr. Gregor).
Glasgow ships come sailing in, &c. (three times) Three times bless you, three times kiss you, Three times butter and bread upon a silver saucer. Whom shall I send it to, I send it to, I send it to ? To Captain Gordon's daughter.
— Rosehearty (Rev. Dr. Gregor).







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