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- About a week or two before Christmas a few boys gather together and go round the houses acting the following rhymes. One boy carries a money box to collect what he gets.Room room the gallant boys
Give us room to rhyme
I will show you some activity about the Christmas time
Active young, active age
This was never acted on a stage
If you don't believe me what I say
Enter in Prince George and he'll clear the way.II
Here come Prince George lately come from Spain,
Such a man you never saw nor never will again
I fought Samson and Samson fought me
Samson was a brave man but he couldn't conquer me.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.