EBBA 35875

Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
 
The Northern Ladd: / OR, The Fair Maids Choice. / Who Refus'd all for a Plowman, counting her self therein most Happy. / A Country Lass who many suitors had, / Some good, some mean, the worst of them not bad; / A Weaver, Taylor, Shoo-maker, first came, / VVith many more of ample note and fame: / A Barber, Baker, Miller, and the like, / Yet unto none of those her Sails she'd strike: / But in a Rustick she is only pleas'd, / A Plowman only has her fancy eas'd.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint Printed for B. Brooksby, at the Golden-ball, in West-smithfield.
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Collection Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
Location Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Shelfmark 2000 Folio 6 122
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  Part 1
Title The Northern Ladd: / OR, The Fair Maids Choice. / Who Refus'd all for a Plowman, counting her self therein most Happy. / A Country Lass who many suitors had, / Some good, some mean, the worst of them not bad; / A Weaver, Taylor, Shoo-maker, first came, / VVith many more of ample note and fame: / A Barber, Baker, Miller, and the like, / Yet unto none of those her Sails she'd strike: / But in a Rustick she is only pleas'd, / A Plowman only has her fancy eas'd.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, There was a Lass in Cumberland, &c.
First Lines I Am a Lass o'th North Country, / and I was born and bred a whome;
Refrain But to bed to me, to bed to me, / the Lad that gangs to bed with me; / A jovial Plowman must he be, / the Lad that comes to bed to me. [with variation]
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Ornament