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The Skilful Doctor of Glocester-shire: / OR, / A new way to take Physick. / This ditty doth concern a Country Farmer, / Who lay with his maid, not thinking to harm her, / But she, poor Wench, was by her Master vild, / First tempt to sin, then after got with Child: / But by the Doctors skill, her honest dame, / Excus'd her Husband, and sav'd her maid from blame, / The Doctor he hath medic[i]nes in store, / To Cure all sorts of folks, both rich and poor.
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Collection Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
Location Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Shelfmark 2000 Folio 6 278
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    Title The Skilful Doctor of Glocester-shire: / OR, / A new way to take Physick. / This ditty doth concern a Country Farmer, / Who lay with his maid, not thinking to harm her, / But she, poor Wench, was by her Master vild, / First tempt to sin, then after got with Child: / But by the Doctors skill, her honest dame, / Excus'd her Husband, and sav'd her maid from blame, / The Doctor he hath medic[i]nes in store, / To Cure all sorts of folks, both rich and poor.
    Tune Imprint The Tune is, Beds making.
    First Lines A Country Farmer, as 'tis said, / That had a pritty handsome Maid,
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