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The new-found Northerne Deedle:
OR,
Mirth and wit according to the times,
Fancies to fit, are in these following rimes.
To the tune of This is my Grannams deedle.

MY mothers a good old woman,
Beloved of Knights and Yeomen,
That never did hurt to no man,
Her wits together wil summon:
to call for the new-found deedle,
to call for my Grannams deedle,
to call for the Dadyes deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

And also my sister Nanny,
So beautifull and canny,
Content will give to any,
And please them though nere so many:
in dancing the new found deedle.
in dancing my Grannams deedle,
in dancing the Dadyes deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

My brother a swaggering gallant,
Knows Gilderland, Brabbant, Zeland,
And lately is comne out of Holland,
To England to spend his talant:
and calls for the new found deedle,
come play us my Grannams deedle,
my Mammies and Dadyes deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The Courtiers wives so dainty,
Of gold which have great plenty:
Will drink, carouse, and be merry,
And sack it in pleasant Sherry.

and calls for the new found deedle,
come play us my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northern deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The Lady which takes upon her,
The style of state and honour,
Wil ride in Majestick manner,
With gallants attending on her,
and cals for the new found deedle,
come play us my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The tradesmens wives of the citty,
So handsome, neat, and pretty,
So understanding, witty,
Delight in no other ditty:
but call for the new found deedle
come play us my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The country lasses so bonny,
With breaths as sweet as honey,
For cost they care not any,
But freely will spend their money,
and cals for the new found deedle,
come play us my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The second part, To the same tune.

THe yong men so neatly attired,
Whose braveries are admired,
When any brave musick they heare it,
Most heartily doe desire it,
this merry conceit of the deedle,
to heare the new found deedle,
come play us my Grannams deedle
the new found Northerne deedle,

The musicall skild Musitian,
However be his condition:
To play it he hath an ambition,
Because unto him they petition:
to play the new found deedle,
to play them my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northern deedle
this merry conceit of the deedle:

The Carpenter, Mason, and Glasier,
The bonny blacksmith, the Brasier,
And Barber that trims with a razor,
Will merry be when they have leasure:
and call for the new found deedle
to play them my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The Tanner and merry Shoomaker,
The Maltman, the Miller, and Baker,
And Brewer with them is partaker,
If boldly that truth may be speaker:
to call for the new found deedle
and call for my Grannams deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle
this merry conceit of the deedle.

The lustie and well limbd Sailor,
The nimble and spruce neat Taylor,
Agreed like good fellowes that present
Together they would be pleasant,
and have the new found deedle,
this merry conceit of the deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle,
o this is my Grannams deedle.

To see these mad lads come reeling,
Hearing, seeing, and feeling,
With pleasing smelling and tasting,
Crying out of Spendthrifts wasting,
that spending, desires the deedle,
the new found Northerne deedle,
my good old Grannams deedle
the Mammy and Daddies deedle.

Blind Fortune following after,
Moved a hearty laughter,
To see polt-footed Vulcan,
Tossing off many a full can,
and singing the new found deedle, etc.

Mercury, Mars, and Venus,
So witty and engenious,
Brought in the yong god Cupid
To jeere at poore mortalls so stupid,
for learning the new found deedle,
o this my Grannams deedle,
the Mammy and Daddies deedle,
a merry conceited deedle.


FINIS. R. Guy.
Printed at London for Tho: Lambert.

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