The Pace Egging Song

Chorus:
Here's one two three jolly lads
All in one mind
We have come a pace egging
And we hope you'll prove kind
And we hope you'll prove kind
With your eggs and strong beer
For we'll come no more nigh you
Until the next year

And the first that comes in is lord nelson, you'll see
With a bunch of blue ribbons tied round by his knee
And the sty on his breast it like silver does shine
And I hope he remembers it's pace egging time

Here's one two three jolly lads
All in one mind
We have come a pace egging
And we hope you'll prove kind
And we hope you'll prove kind
With your eggs and strong beer
For we'll come no more nigh you
Until the next year

And the next that comes in is his lord fallen wood
And he fought with lord nelson till he shed his blood
And he's come from the sea, old England, to you
And he's come a pace egging with the whole of his crew

Here's one two three jolly lads
All in one mind
We have come a pace egging
And we hope you'll prove kind
And we hope you'll prove kind
With your eggs and strong beer
For we'll come no more nigh you
Until the next year

The last that comes in is old tosspot, you'll see
He's a valiant old man and ever he'd agree
He's a valiant old man and he wears a pigtail
And all his delight is in drinking strong ale

Here's one two three jolly lads
All in one mind
We have come a pace egging
And we hope you'll prove kind
And we hope you'll prove kind
With your eggs and strong beer
For we'll come no more nigh you
Until the next year

Come ladies and gentlemen, sit by the fire
Put your hands in your pockets and give us our desire
Put your hands in your pockets and treat us all right
If you'll give not, we'll take not
Farewell and goodnight

Here's one two three jolly lads
All in one mind
We have come a pace egging
And we hope you'll prove kind
And we hope you'll prove kind
With your eggs and strong beer
For we'll come no more nigh you
Until the next year

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