EBBA 21072

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Pollitick Begger=man. / Who got the love of a pretty Maid, / And on her Cittern sweetly plaid: / At last she slung her Milk-pail over the wall, / And bid the De'l take Milk-pail, Maiden-head & all.
Date Published 1674-1679
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Imprint Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.73
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.73
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TitleThe Pollitick Begger=man. / Who got the love of a pretty Maid, / And on her Cittern sweetly plaid: / At last she slung her Milk-pail over the wall, / And bid the De'l take Milk-pail, Maiden-head & all.The second Part,
Tune ImprintTune is, Thre was a Jovial Begger.to the same Tune.
First LinesTHere was a jovial Begger=man, / a begging he was bound,REsolve me said the Maiden, / if that you will or can,
RefrainHis cheeks were like the crimson rose, / his forehead smooth and high, / And he was the bravest Begger-man / that ever I saw with eye. (with variation in stanza 9)same as first part
Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, 190 x 3031/2 sheet oblong folio, 190x303
Conditioncreasedcreased
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons