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SOMERSET WASSAIL
(Traditional)

Wassail, and wassail all over the town,
The cup it is white and the ale it is brown,
The cup it is made of the good old ashen tree
And so is the malt of the best barley.

Chorus:
  For it’s your wassail and it’s our wassail,
  And it’s joy be to you and a jolly wassail,

Oh master and missus are you all within?
Pray open the door and let us all come in.
Oh master and missus a-sitting by the fire,
Pray think upon poor travellers a-travelling in the mire.

Chorus

Oh where is the maid, with the silver headed pin,
To open the door and let us all come in?
Oh master and missus it is our desire
To have a loaf and cheese, and a toast by the fire.

Chorus

There was an old man, and he had an old cow,
And how for to keep it he did not know how;
He built up a barn for to keep his cow warm,
And a drop of good cider will do us no harm.

Chorus

This girt dog of Langport he burnt his long tail,
And this is the night we go singing wassail
Oh master and missus now we must be gone,
God bless all in this house ‘till we do come again.

Chorus

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