EBBA ID: 30358

British Library - Roxburghe 1.540-541
 
A good workeman needes neuer want worke. / If this be true, heres a parsell of ten, / All lustie able well quallified men, / That Scarse haue their equals to eate, drinke, and sleepe / And some are farr better to hang than to keepe.
Date Published 1623-1661 ?
Author Martin Parker
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Imprint Printed at London for Francis Groue. / and are to be sould at his shop / on Snow hill by the / Saracens head
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 1.540, 1.541
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.7.540-541
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TitleA good workeman needes neuer want worke. / If this be true, heres a parsell of ten, / All lustie able well quallified men, / That Scarse haue their equals to eate, drinke, and sleepe / And some are farr better to hang than to keepe.The sceond part
Tune ImprintTo the tune of the nine maids.To the same tune.
First LinesYOu that good houses keepe / and would good seruants hire,THe fifth was Sam a thresher, / the best I ere did keepe
RefrainMarke how they stand in Rancke / All lusty able men, / Then you who doe good workmen want, / come take your choyse of ten. | O this was one of my men, / the chiefe of half a score, / All you who want good workemen then / take choyse among my store. [with variation]O this was one of my men, / the chiefe of half a score, / You who doe want good workemen then / take choyse among my store. [with variation]
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