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Magdalene College - Pepys 4.271
 
The Huntsmans Delight. / Or, The Forresters Pleasure. / The Dear are wounded but they are not slain / Yet so they're wounded that they are or'etain / And in their taking pitty it is shown / For why 'twas thought that some there was with Fawn. / The Keepers swore great Oaths upon their lives / They'd be as king to them as men are to their Wives / The pleasant sport this Ditty doth declare / Of the kind Huntsmen and the Fallow Dear
Date Published 1686-1688
Author Joseph Martin
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Imprint Printed for W. Thackery and T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.271
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.271
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Title The Huntsmans Delight. / Or, The Forresters Pleasure. / The Dear are wounded but they are not slain / Yet so they're wounded that they are or'etain / And in their taking pitty it is shown / For why 'twas thought that some there was with Fawn. / The Keepers swore great Oaths upon their lives / They'd be as king to them as men are to their Wives / The pleasant sport this Ditty doth declare / Of the kind Huntsmen and the Fallow Dear
Tune Imprint Tune of Amongst the leaves so green a.
First Lines COme all you young Maidens & lend an Ear / Come listen a while and you shall hear,
Refrain Hey down derry derry down, / Hey down down, ho down down, / Hey down ho down derry derry down / Amongst the leaves so green a,
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, folded, ?215 x 356
Condition cropped and torn top edge, uneven inking, set-off from opposite page visible
Ornament cast fleurons