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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CHILDREN'S GAMES
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a phase of their character needs separate investigation, and this I proceed to do.
In the first place, it will be found that certain of the games are wholly dramatic whatever may be the customs or rites they imitate. These games are of two classes—first, where dramatic action is complete throughout the whole game, that is where singing, action, and words are represented; secondly, where singing has dropped out, action and words only remaining.
These two classes are as follows :—
DRAMATIC GAMES. (i) Singing (containing words; tune, action).
All the Boys. Babbity Bowster. Booman. Curly Locks. Cushion Dance. Dillsie, Dollsie Dee. Down in the Valley. Down in yonder Meadow. Galley, Galley, Ship. Glasgow Ships. Green Grass. Green Gravel. Hark the Robbers. Hear all ! let me at her. Here comes a Lusty Wooer. Here comes a Virgin. Here I sit on a Cold Green Bank. Here's a Soldier. Here stands a Young Man. Hey Wullie Wine. Isabella. Jenny Jones. Jolly Fishermen. Jolly Hooper. Jolly Miller. Jolly Rover. Jolly Sailors. Keys of Heaven. King William. Kiss in the Ring. Knocked at the Rapper. Lady of the Land. VOL. II.
Lady on the Mountain.
London Bridge. <
Mary Brown.
Mary mixed a Pudding.
Merry-ma-tansa.
Milking Pails.
Mulberry Bush..
Needle Cases.
Nettles Grow.
Nuts in May.
Oats and Beans.
Old Dame.
Old Roger.
Oliver, Oliver, follow the King.
Oranges and Lemons.
Poor Mary sits a-weepin'.
Poor Widow.
Pray, pretty Miss.
Pretty little Girl.
Queen Anne.
Queen Mary.
Ring me Rary.
Rosy Apple.
Round and Round the Village.
Sally Water.
Salmon Fishers.
Silly Old Man.
Soldier.
Soldiers.
Three Dukes.
Three Knights.
Three Old Bachelors.
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