EBBA ID: 30720

British Library - Roxburghe 2.263
 
Poor Tom the Taylor / His Lamentation. / Giving an Account how he pickt up a Miss near the Maypole in the Strand, and also how / he handed her to the Fair. where he treated her very generously, but according to / the old proverb, sweet meat must have sower sauce, for while he was safe a snoring / in Bed she very dexterously picked his pocket, leaving him to pay the Reckoning, / without ever a penny in his purse, This unfortunate disaster may well be a warning to / all the Taylors in or about London to forsake their old accustomed tricks, setting poor Tom before them as an example.
Date Published 1685?
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Page 2.263
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Shelfmark C.20.f.8.263
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Title Poor Tom the Taylor / His Lamentation. / Giving an Account how he pickt up a Miss near the Maypole in the Strand, and also how / he handed her to the Fair. where he treated her very generously, but according to / the old proverb, sweet meat must have sower sauce, for while he was safe a snoring / in Bed she very dexterously picked his pocket, leaving him to pay the Reckoning, / without ever a penny in his purse, This unfortunate disaster may well be a warning to / all the Taylors in or about London to forsake their old accustomed tricks, setting poor Tom before them as an example.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Daniel Cooper.
First Lines TOm the Taylor near the Strand, / he met a pretty Creature.
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