EBBA 30863

British Library - Roxburghe
 
Newes from More-lane; / OR, / A mad knavish an vnrivil Frolick of a Tapster dwelling there, who buying a fat Coult for eigh- / teen pnce, the Mare being dead, & he not knowing how to bring the Coult up by hand, killed / it and had it baked in a Pastie, and invited n any of his Neighbours to the Feast; and telling of / them what ic was; the Conceit thereof made them al Sick: as by this following Ditty you / shall hear. / The Tapster fil'd the Cup up to the brim, / And all to make the little Coult to swim; / But all that heares it, sayes that for his gaine, / He is no better then a Wagg in graine.
Date Published 1690-1700 ?
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Imprint London, Printed for William Gammon, and to be sould in Smithfield.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 3.212, 3.213
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.9.212-213
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TitleNewes from More-lane; / OR, / A mad knavish an vnrivil Frolick of a Tapster dwelling there, who buying a fat Coult for eigh- / teen pnce, the Mare being dead, & he not knowing how to bring the Coult up by hand, killed / it and had it baked in a Pastie, and invited n any of his Neighbours to the Feast; and telling of / them what ic was; the Conceit thereof made them al Sick: as by this following Ditty you / shall hear. / The Tapster fil'd the Cup up to the brim, / And all to make the little Coult to swim; / But all that heares it, sayes that for his gaine, / He is no better then a Wagg in graine.The second part,
Tune ImprintThe Tune is, A Health to the best of Men.to the same tune.
First LinesTHere is a Lapster in More-lane, / that did a Pasty make,THe Cat-mans Wife cry'd out and said / troath 'tis good Meat indeed,
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