EBBA ID: 31682

University of Glasgow Library - Euing 31
 
The country-mans lamentation for the death of his cow. / A Country Swain of little wit one day, / Did kill his Cow because she went astray: / What's that to I or you, she was his own, / But now the Ass for his Cow doth moan: / Most pineously methink he cries in vain, / For now his Cow,s free from hunger, and pain: / What ails the fool to make so great o stir, / She cannot come to him, he may to her.
Date Published 1678-1695 ?
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Title The country-mans lamentation for the death of his cow. / A Country Swain of little wit one day, / Did kill his Cow because she went astray: / What's that to I or you, she was his own, / But now the Ass for his Cow doth moan: / Most pineously methink he cries in vain, / For now his Cow,s free from hunger, and pain: / What ails the fool to make so great o stir, / She cannot come to him, he may to her.
Tune Imprint To a pleasant Country Tune, called, Colly my Cow.
First Lines LIttle Tom Dogget, / what dost thou mean,
Refrain Sing, Oh poor Colly; / Colly my Cow; / For Colly will give me / no more milk now. / Pruh high, pruh hoe, / Pruh high, pruh hoe, / Sing, pruh, pruh, pruh, pruh, pruh, pruh, / Tal dal daw.
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