EBBA 34082

National Library of Scotland - Crawford
 
The Taunton Maids delight, / OR, / Hey for the honest Woosted-Comber. / In Taunton Town a Maid doth dwell, / Who loves a Woosted-comber very well, / In praise of him she doth declare, / No other Tradesman can with him compare. / All Sweethearts that doth come she does refuse, / Only a Woosted-Comber she doth chuse, / To him she wisheth good prosperity, / For 'tis a Comber must her Husband be.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
Author Thomas Lanfiere
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby at the golden Bal in VVest- / Smithfield.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.1420
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Title The Taunton Maids delight, / OR, / Hey for the honest Woosted-Comber. / In Taunton Town a Maid doth dwell, / Who loves a Woosted-comber very well, / In praise of him she doth declare, / No other Tradesman can with him compare. / All Sweethearts that doth come she does refuse, / Only a Woosted-Comber she doth chuse, / To him she wisheth good prosperity, / For 'tis a Comber must her Husband be.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, I have a good old Mother at home, &c.
First Lines YOu pretty Maids where e're you are, / come listen unto me,
Refrain Then hey for the Woosted-Comber brave, / I love him as my life, / ever I a Husband have, / I will be a Comber wife. [with variation]
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