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Children's Singing Games                  211
At the words, "Thus the farmer sows his seed," the children loose hands and stand swinging their arms, imitating the motions of seed-sowing. At "Thus he stands and takes his ease," they stand with folded arms or hands on hips. During the next couplet they stamp their feet, clap their hands and turn around, then join hands again and move around in a circle, singing the rest of the song given above. After which they all stand still, and the one in the centre, if a boy, chooses a girl, kisses her, and they both kneel together in the ring, while the others take up the songó
"Now you're married, you must obey, You must be true to all you say,
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