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JACOBSTOWE WASSAIL
(Collected in Jacobstowe, North Cornwall by Mr Batchellor and sent to Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924))

Wazzail, Wazzail,

Good Master and Mistress sitting down by the fire,
Whilst we poor wassailers be dabblin’ in the mire
With our jolly wassail.
Oh, little Robin Redbreast he has a fine wing,
Give us of your of cider and we'll begin to sing
With our jolly wassail.
Wazzail, Wazzail!

Good Master and Mistress our wassail begin,
Please open your door and let us come in
With our jolly wassail.
Oh, little Robin Redbreast he has a fine song,
Give us of your cider; we won’t keep you long
With our jolly wassail.
Wazzail, Wazzail!

Your ale cup is white and your ale it is brown,
Your beer is the best that e’r can be found
With our jolly wassail.
Oh, little Robin Redbreast he has a fine leg,
Give us of your cider and we’ll begin to beg
With our jolly wassail.]
Wazzail, Wazzail!

Your gin it is brewed  from the juniper tree
Your gin is the best that ever can be
With our jolly wassail.
Oh, little Robin Redbreast he has a fine toe,
Give us of your cider and we'll begin to go
With our jolly wassail.
Wazzail, Wazzail!
Wazzail!

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