The tailor of Bicester

The following verses are said by Aubrey to have been sung in his time by the girls of Oxfordshire in a sport called Leap Candle, which is now obsolete. See Thoms's 'Anecdotes and Traditions,' p. 96.

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The tailor of Bicester,
He has but one eye;
He cannot cut a pair of green galagaskins,
If he were to try.

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