EBBA ID: 35512

Houghton Library - Hazlitt EC65.A100.690v2 1.116
 
A New BALLAD of the Three Merry BUTCHERS, / And Ten Highway MEN. / How three Butchers went to pay Five Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman crying in the Wood, went to relieve / her, and was there set upon by Ten Highway Men; and how, only stout Johnson fought with them all, who killed Eight of / the Ten, and at last was killed by the Woman he went to save in the Wood.
Date Published 1687-1732 ?
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Imprint London: Printed by T. Norris, at the Looking-glass on London-bridge
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Collection Houghton Library - Hazlitt EC65.A100.690v2
Page 1.116
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Title A New BALLAD of the Three Merry BUTCHERS, / And Ten Highway MEN. / How three Butchers went to pay Five Hundred Pounds away, and hearing a Woman crying in the Wood, went to relieve / her, and was there set upon by Ten Highway Men; and how, only stout Johnson fought with them all, who killed Eight of / the Ten, and at last was killed by the Woman he went to save in the Wood.
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First Lines I'LL tell you of a Story of lovely Butchers three, / There's Wilson, Gibson, Johnson, mark well what I shall say;
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