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Collectanea. 213

believes the order is to eat a hundred eggs of a pullet, a creel of herring and quarter of a bushel of oats baked. He answers then, " Co dh'itheadh sin ? " (Who would eat that ?) And then it is explained to him that all that has been required of him is to eat the first (ciad) egg of a pullet, the left side of a herring, and what is called in the Low Country 'a farrel' of cake, that is the fourth part of a round bannock, and then the one who proposed the meal jeers at the other for not being able for so moderate a repast.

(P. 224, after line 22.)

The statement has been omitted that the fingers on which are the pieces of paper are bent into the palm of the hand and the fingers next them extended and shown as if to them "Jack and Jill" had been attached. Then reversing the process, of course, the fingers without the paper were jerked over the shoulders and folded into the palm of the hand, and the finger on which was the paper extended with "Come back, Jack," and "Come back, Jill."


(P. 225, at bottom.)

A Kintyre version of the above went like this :

"Have you any bread and wine, Bread and wine, bread and wine. Have you any bread and wine. Ma theerie an' ma thorie?

Yes, we have some bread and wine, (Repeat thrice and finish as first verse.)

We shall have one glass of it, etc.

One glass of it you shall not get, etc.

We are King George's loyal men. Loyal men, loyal men. We are, etc.