EBBA ID: 36054

Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads 2.6
 
The Gossips Feast: / Or, A merry meeting / Of women kinde each other greeting. / VVhich by a fire with spiced Ale, / Told many a pleasant Christmas tale.
Date Published 1633-1669 ?
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Imprint Printed at London for Thomas Lambert / at the signe of the Hors-shoo / in Smithfield.
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Collection Manchester Central Library - Blackletter Ballads
Page 2.6
Location Manchester Central Library
Shelfmark BR f 821.04 B49
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     Part 1Part 2
    TitleThe Gossips Feast: / Or, A merry meeting / Of women kinde each other greeting. / VVhich by a fire with spiced Ale, / Told many a pleasant Christmas tale.The second part.
    Tune ImprintTo a delicate Northerne tune: Or, There was an old man sate piping.To the same tune.
    First LinesOF late within an euening tide / it was my chance to beTHen said old smug the blacksmiths (wife / my husband is vnkind,
    RefrainThis ale goes merrily downe, downe, / this ale goes merrily downe. / Since here we be good company / let each wife drinke her round.This ale goes merrily downe, downe, / This ale goes merrily downe, / Since here we be good company / let each wife drinke her round.
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