Parliament Soldiers

The soldiers of General Monk, who restored Charles II. to the throne.

Ring a ding-ding; ring a ding-ding!
The Parliament soldiers are gone for the king.
Some they did laugh, and some they did cry
To see the Parliament soldiers go by,
[To fetch back the king.]
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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