School: Milford (roll number 10586)

Millford, Co. Donegal
James Mc Veigh

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Games I Play

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1087, Page 101

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Games I Play
Some of the games I play are Hide and Seek, Tag, Rounders, Jooky Jooky John, In and out the Windows, Hounds and Hares, When I was a Lady, Rats and Rabbits, Stag, and Skipping.
At certain times of the year I play Skipping and at other times I play other games.
At Hallow Eve I play hanging an apple to the roof, burning nuts, trying to get a three penny piece out of a bucket of water and I also let off Rockets!
At Easter I play coloring eggs and making Easter houses.
Then at Christmas I play all sorts of games such as Ludo and Snakes and Ladders.
Sometimes I go to gather nuts in Autumn and I also go gathering black-berries to make black-berry jam.
There is great fun among all of us when we get together.
Some of the words we use in tag are box and barley. These mean to say You must not get tagged while you box or

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