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THE PACE EGGING SONG traditional a spring equinox 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 [CHORUS] AND THE NEXT THAT COMES IN IS HIS LORD FALLENWOOD 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 [CHORUS] THE LAST THAT COMES IN IS OLD TOSSPOT, YOU'LL SEE HE'S A VALIENT OLD MAN AND EVER HE'D AGREE HE'S A VALIENT OLD MAN AND HE WEARS A PIGTAIL AND ALL HIS DELIGHT IS IN DRINKING STRONG ALE [CHORUS] 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 [CHORUS]

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