EBBA ID: 20091

Magdalene College - Pepys 1.204-205
 
Sure my Nurse was a witch, / OR, / The merry Night-wench. / Who when her child doth cry, merry to make him, / Doth sing unto it, Come take him beggar, take him.
Date Published 1630?
Author Robert Guy
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Imprint London, Printed for H. G.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.204, 1.205
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.204-205
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleSure my Nurse was a witch, / OR, / The merry Night-wench. / Who when her child doth cry, merry to make him, / Doth sing unto it, Come take him beggar, take him. The second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of See the golding, or watton townes end.To the same Tune.
First LinesIN Londons Citty faire, / a merry Nurse doth dwell,THe giddy headed Shopkeeper / loues gadding here, and there,
RefrainCome take him beggar, take him, / here take him beggar, take him, / He cryes and will not quiet be, / then take him beggar take him. [with variations in final stanza]Come take him beggar, take him, / here take him beggar, take him, / He cryes and will not quiet be, / then take him beggar take him. [with variations in final stanza]
Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 290 x 1441/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 288 x 150
Conditioncropped top edge, creased, damaged surface, uneven inkingcropped top edge, uneven inking
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons