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A Collection Of Provincialisms In Use In The County Of Sussex.

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At Salisbury the Mummers used to be called John Jacks, and there was a fifth performer called John Jack, who was represented with a large hump-back, and concluded the play by coming forward and saying,
Here come I,
Little John Jack, With my wife and family at my back, Roast beef, plum-pudding, and mince-pie, No one loves them better than I!
God save the Queen!
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