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Tenby Guisers' Play - 1857
Romsey Mummers' Play - 1796-1837

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1. here comes i old father christmas christmas or not in comes old father christmas welcome or welcome not
2. i hope old father christmas will never be forgot i hope old father christmas will never be forgot
3. a room make room here gallant boys and give us room to rhyme  
4. we ve come to show activity upon a christmas time  
5. acting youth or acting age  
6. the like was never acted on this stage  
7. if you don t believe what i now say  
8. enter saint george and clear the way  
9. here comes i saint george the valiant man  
10. with naked sword and spear in hand  
11. who fought the dragon and brought him to the slaughter i fought the fierce dragon and brought him to slaughter
12. and for this won the king of egypt s daughter and by this means i won the king of bohemia s daughter
13. what man or mortal will dare to stand  
14. before me with my sword in hand  
15. i ll slay him and cut him as small as flies i cut him and slay him as small as dust
16. and send him to jamaica to make mince pies  
17. here comes i a turkish knight in come i the turkish knight
18. in turkish land i learned to fight old england for the fight
19. i ll fight saint george with courage bold i will fight saint george that valiant man of courage bold
20. and if his blood s hot will make it cold and if his blood is hot i ll quickly make it cold
21. if thou art a turkish knight draw out thy sword and let us fight  
22. ladies and gentlemen you ve seen what i ve done gentlemen and ladies walk out and see what miracles i ve done
23. i ve cut this turk down like the evening sun i ve cut and slain my father down all by y evening sun
24. is there any doctor that can be found  
25. to cure this knight of his deadly wound  
26. here comes i a doctor  
27. a ten pound doctor  
28. i ve a little bottle in my pocket called hokum skokum alicompagne ive got a little bottle in y band of my breeches called elecampane
29. i ll touch his eyes nose mouth and chin  
30. and say rise dead man and he ll fight again rise beau champion and fight again
31. here am i saint george with shining armour bright  
32. i am a famous champion also a worthy knight  
33. seven long years in a close cave was kept  
34. and out of that into a prison leaped  
35. from out of that into a rock of stones  
36. there i laid down my grievous bones  
37. many a giant did i subdue  
38. and run a fiery dragon through  
39. i fought the man of tillotree  
40. and still will gain the victory  
41. first then i fought in france second i fought in spain  
42. thirdly i came to tenby to fight the turk again  
43. here comes i oliver cromwell as you may suppose  
44. many nations have i conquered with my copper nose  
45. i made the french to tremble and the spanish for to quake  
46. i fought the jolly dutchman and made their hearts to ache  
47. in comes i beelzebub  
48. and under my arm i carry a club  
49. under my chin i carry a pan  
50. don t i look a nice young man  
51. ladies and gentlemen our story is ended  
52. our money box is recommended  
53. five or six shillings will not do us harm  
54. silver or copper or gold if you can  
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