EBBA ID: 21692

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.25
 
Cumberland Nelly. / Or, The North Countrey Lovers. / A youngman of a very brisk behaviour, / Most cunningly got into Nellys favovr, / And being he so well did please her mind, / She was to him in all things wondrous kind, / For at the length they made a match in sporting / To gang to bed, and use no further courting.
Date Published 1662-1692 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Coniers at the Black Raven in Duck Lane,
License With Allowance.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.25
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.25
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  Part 1
Title Cumberland Nelly. / Or, The North Countrey Lovers. / A youngman of a very brisk behaviour, / Most cunningly got into Nellys favovr, / And being he so well did please her mind, / She was to him in all things wondrous kind, / For at the length they made a match in sporting / To gang to bed, and use no further courting.
Tune Imprint Tune of, The Lass that comes to bed to me.
First Lines THere was a Lass in Cumberland, / a bonny Lass of high degree:
Refrain Oh! to bed to me, to bed to me, / the Lass that comes to bed to me; / How blith and bonny may she be, / the Lass that comes to bed to me. [with variations in final stanza]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 200 x 300
Condition cropped top and right edges, set-off from opposite page visible
Ornament vertical rules