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A a petipas / Yet I am / There I was
Children’s rhyme used in game: How many miles to Beverley — three short lines
Note: Cf. Opie and Opie (1951), no. 26; also Langbaine (1691), 384.
Subjects: games; children’s rhymes; sermons, verse in
Versification: — three-line — aba



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 230, f. 153va
First Lines:
Ha ha petipas
ȝuot ich am
þer ich was
Note: Incorrectly listed as Balliol College 320 in Robbins and Cutler (1965)
Editions:
Mynors, Roger Aubrey Baskerville, ed. Catalogue of Manuscripts in Balliol College Library. Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 242.