EBBA 31726

University of Glasgow Library - Euing
 
The cunning Northerne Begger / VVho all the By-standers doth earnestly pray, / To bestow a penny upon him today.
Date Published 1634?
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Imprint Printed at London for F. Coules.
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Collection University of Glasgow Library - Euing
Location University of Glasgow Library
Shelfmark Euing Ballads 55
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TitleThe cunning Northerne Begger / VVho all the By-standers doth earnestly pray, / To bestow a penny upon him today.The second part,
Tune ImprintTo the tune of Tom of Bedlam.To the same tune.
First LinesI Am a lusty begger, / and live by others giving,SOmetime I like a Criple / Upon the ground lye crawling,
RefrainFor still will I cry good your worship good sir, / Bestow one poore denier sir: / Which when I've got / At the Pipe and Pot, / I soone will it casheere sir. [with variation]And faintly I cry good your worship good, sir, / Bestow one poore desire sir, / which when I've got, / at the Pipe and Pot, / I soone will it casheere sir.
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