My Father Sent Me Here with a Staff (Laughter Game)

DESCRIPTION: "My father sent me here with a staff, To speak to you, and not to lay. Methinks you smile. Methinks I don't. I smooth my face with ease and grace, And set my staff in its proper place."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Newell, #77, "Laughter Games" (1 text plus discussion of others)
File: Newe077

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