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" How MANY miles to Babylon? Three score miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light? Yes, and back again. "
The Boy's Treasury of Sports, Pastimes, and Recreations - Page 35
1844 - 464 pages
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The Boy's Own Book: A Complete Encyclopedia of All the Diversions, Athletic ...

William Clarke - Amusements - 1829 - 462 pages
...game commences with the following dialogue between the two outside players at each end of the line: " How many miles to Babylon?" " Threescore and ten."...Yes, and back again." " Then open the gates without mor» c2 ado, and let the king and his men pass through." In obedience to this mandate, the player...
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The Early Naval Ballads of England, Issue 2

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Ballads, English - 1841 - 144 pages
...midsummer, mother, when the days are lang. CCXCVIII. How many miles is it to Babylon ? Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? Yes, and back again, If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. CCXCIX. [The following stanza...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 4

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...midsummer, mother, when the days are lang. ccxcvm. How many miles is it to Babylon ? Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? Yes, and back again, If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. CCXCIX. [The following stanza...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 4

Percy Society - English literature - 1841
...midsummer, mother, when the days are lang. CCXCVIII. How many miles is it to Babylon ? Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? Yes, and back again, If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. CCXCIX. [The following stanza...
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The Nursery Rhymes of England: Obtained Principally from Oral Tradition

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Book jackets - 1843 - 259 pages
...midsummer, mother, when the days are lang. CCCLXXIII. How many miles is it to Babylon ? Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? Yes, and back again ! If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. CCCLXXIV. [ The following...
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The nursery rhymes of England, ed. by J.O. Halliwell

James Orchard Halliwell- Phillipps - 1846
...a sudden lowering of the arms—if possible.] How many miles is it to Babylon?— Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light?— Yes, and back again ! If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. ccxxxi. SEE-SAW sacradown,...
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The Book of Nursery Rhymes Complete: From the Creation of the World to the ...

Nursery rhymes - 1846 - 252 pages
...played as follows : A string of boys and girls, How many miles is it to Babylon? — Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? — Yes, and back again ! If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. 230. SEE-SAW sacradown, Which...
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The little boy's own book of sports and pastimes [extr. from The boy's own ...

William Clarke - 1855
...game commences with the following dialogue between the two outside players at each end of the line: " How many miles to Babylon?" " Threescore and ten."...candlelight?" " Yes, and back again." " Then open the fates withous tnorr ado, and let the king and his men pass through." In obedience to this mandate,...
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The Play Ground; Or, Out-door Games for Boys: A Book of Healthy Recreations ...

Games - 1866 - 120 pages
...excitejnent. • THREAD THE NEEDLE. This game can be played by any number of boys, who must all join hands ; the game is begun by the outside players at each end..."How many miles to Babylon?" "Threescore and ten." "CanI get there by candle-light?" " Yes, and back again." "Then open the gates without more ado, and...
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Songs for the Nursery

Nursery rhymes - 1869 - 186 pages
...silver bells, And pretty maids all of a row. How many miles is it to Babylon ? — Threescore miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light ? — Yes, and back again ! If your heels are nimble and light, You may get there by candle-light. Hub-a-dub dub, Three men in...
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