The Traditional Children's Games of England Scotland
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they would like to see. As soon as the wish is stated, the cover is raised, and the child sees his or herself.—London (A. B. Gomme).
Mannie on the Pavement.
One player has charge of the pavement. It is his duty to keep the others off. The others try how often they can touch the wall, and when the " mannie" catches one, that one becomes " mannie."—Aberdeen (Rev. Dr. Gregor).
Merry-ma-Tansa. [Vol. i. pp. 369-376; ii. 422-424.]
Here we go round by jingo ring, by jingo ring, by
jingo ring, Here we go round by jingo ring, in a cold and
frosty morning. Twice about and then we fall, and then we fall, and
then we fall, Twice about and then we fall, in a cold and frosty
morning.
All bend down. The one who rises up last goes into the centre of the circle, and those in the circle sing—
Choose your maidens all around, all around, all around, Choose your maidens all around, on a cold and frosty morning.
The one in the centre chooses two from the ring, and retires writh them a short distance away, when the name of a boy is selected as the lover. During the time the three are standing apart, those in the ring let go each other's hands, and take hold of the sides of their dresses, and make as if they were sweeping a house, singing the wThile—
Swype the hoose till the bride comes hame, the bride
comes hame, the bride comes hame, Swype the hoose till the bride comes hame, on a cold
and frosty morning.
When the three come back, the one that was in the centre takes up the same position, and the two she picked out join those in the circle. Then all wheel round and sing—







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