How many miles is it to Babylon

Melody -

How many miles to Babylon?
Three-score miles and ten.
Can I get there by candlelight?
Yes, and back again.
If your heels are nimble and light,
You may get there by candle-light.

The following game is played in this way: A string of boys and girls, each holding the predecessor's skirts, approach two others, who with joined and raised hands form a double arch. After the dialogue, the line passes through, and the last, if possible, is caught by a sudden lowering of the arms, as in "Oranges and Lemons."

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