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Page 29. " Edinburgh, Leith, Portobello, Musselburgh And Dalkeith "

 Here Eunice appears to be reciting a hopscotch, or skipping, rhyme.

Leith is a district in northern Edinburgh;

Portobello is a coastal resort on the Firth of Forth, about 3 miles to the east of Edinburgh;

Mussleburgh is also situated on the Firth of Forth, about 6 miles east of Edinburgh;

Dalkeith is a town in Midlothian, about 7 miles to the southeast of Edinburgh.


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