The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol 1 of 2): With Tunes, Singing-Rhymes and Methods of Playing etc.

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Produced by David Edwards, Harry Lamé, the Music Team (Anne Celnik, monkeyclogs, Sarah Thomson and others) and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive) +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES: | | | | Text printed in italics in the original work is presented here | | between underscores, as in text. Similarly, bold face in the | | original is represented as =text=. | | | | Footnotes have been moved to the end of the description of the | | game. | | | | means that there is an illustration present in the | | text; [Music] means a transcription in musical notation. | | | | This text uses characters and symbols that may not display | | properly, depending on the software used and its settings. | | | | More Transcriber's Notes may be found at the end of this text. | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ A DICTIONARY OF BRITISH FOLK-LORE EDITED BY G. LAURENCE GOMME, ESQ., F.S.A. PRESIDENT OF THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY, ETC. PART I. TRADITIONAL GAMES BY THE SAME EDITOR. Small 4to. In Specially Designed Cover. =ENGLISH SINGING GAMES.= A Collection of the best Traditional Children’s Singing Games, with their Traditional Music harmonised, and Directions for Playing. Each Game, Text and Music, is written out and set within a Decorative Border by WINIFRED SMITH, who has also designed Full-page Illustrations to each Game, and Initials and Decorative Border to the playing directions. [All rights reserved.] THE TRADITIONAL GAMES Of England, Scotland, and Ireland WITH TUNES, SINGING-RHYMES, AND METHODS OF PLAYING ACCORDING TO THE VARIANTS EXTANT AND RECORDED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE KINGDOM COLLECTED AND ANNOTATED BY ALICE BERTHA GOMME VOL. I. ACCROSHAY-NUTS IN MAY LONDON DAVID NUTT, 270-71 STRAND 1894 TO MY HUSBAND PREFACE Soon after the formation of the Folk-lore Society in 1878 my husband planned, and has ever since been collecting for, the compilation of a dictionary of British Folk-lore. A great deal of the material has been put in form for publication, but at this stage the extent of the work

Alice Bertha Gomme

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