EBBA ID: 21944

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.283
 
The Valiant Dairy-Maid; / OR, / Three TAYLORS well Fitted. / Shewing how Three Taylors carried home Work to a Rich Farmers House, who having / kindly Entertain'd them, and pay'd them their Money, were afterwards set upon and / Robbed by Honest Joan the Dairy-Maid; who Dressing her self in Mans Attire, / frighted the poor Taylors out of both Wit and Money, by vertue of a Rouling-Pin. / Being very Pleasant, full of Mirth, and worth your Money.
Date Published 1685-1688
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Imprint Printed for C. Dennisson, at the Sign of the / Stationers-Arms within Aldgate.
License This may be Printed, R. P.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.283
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.283
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TitleThe Valiant Dairy-Maid; / OR, / Three TAYLORS well Fitted. / Shewing how Three Taylors carried home Work to a Rich Farmers House, who having / kindly Entertain'd them, and pay'd them their Money, were afterwards set upon and / Robbed by Honest Joan the Dairy-Maid; who Dressing her self in Mans Attire, / frighted the poor Taylors out of both Wit and Money, by vertue of a Rouling-Pin. / Being very Pleasant, full of Mirth, and worth your Money.The Second part,
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, My Child must have a Father; Or, Billy and Molly.To the same Tune.
First LinesTHere were three Taylors, Taylors three, / hey down, derry, derry,THey like three stout Champions did Eat / the Farmer looked sowre,
RefrainThere was a Valiant Dairy-Maid, / without a Sword or Gun Sir; / But with a Rouling-Pin did put / three Taylors to the Run Sir. (with variations; not final stanza)[T]here was a Valiant Dairy-Maid, / without a Sword or Gun Sir; / [B]ut with a Rouling-Pin did put / three Taylors to the Run Sir. (with variations; not final stanza)
Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?205 x 330
Conditioncropped left edge, creased surface, set-off from opposite page visible
Ornamentcast fleurons