A circulated variation is in the Merry Medley or a christmas time-Package to own Gay Gallants and you may Good Companions , II, 1745

A circulated variation is in the Merry Medley or a christmas time-Package to own Gay Gallants and you may Good Companions , II, 1745

And you can end this theire maske The fresh new foole god did bring on his backe in the haste not any longer manage it tarry it rode rapidly

[And you will Bels? out of all of them slide the new bawde & Lady went Unto the brand new hospitall Byth’ divel thither sent an excellent pox of all of the]

The fresh beggar tooke brand new knight whom tooke they when you look at the derision New Servint exposed which have spight The fresh gentleman to help you prisin for all his you’ll

The fresh new Cuckolde dumb people for everyone he was abhorred he tooke the newest Resident & ledde your because of the forheade & out they came

The fresh new regard to Venetia Stanley during the verse #11 places the new song no afterwards than early 1725 when her relationships in order to Sir Kenelm Digby is made public

Brand new demon the guy likte it well Their lotte it had been in order to carrie The new Usurer so you’re able to heck quoth he indeed there Shalte thou tarry with me so you can dwell

Are you aware that knave and you can C— [crossed out Eg frends that have been genuine hearted it went away together & subsequently never parted one to regarding other

An unfinished backup, where far is actually forgotten from the nine passages left given that off shorn parts of makes, is actually BL MS Harl

Considering earliest let me reveal an early duplicate of the track and you may track “History Christmas time ‘twas my chance.” It looks to not have started noticed that the fresh new tune “Past Xmas ‘twas my possibility,” right here, and in Pills in order to Throw up Melancholy , V, twenty five, 1719, (also from inside the Tablets , III, p. 97-8, 1707; III, p. 97-8 Koreansk kvindelige personals, 1714) is actually partly borrowed and partly imitated on the Revesby Sword Enjoy .

The brand new tune of the song was quoted by the first line due to the fact you to for the majority broadside ballads, and you will C. M. Simpson in BBBM grabbed brand new Pills track just like the proper that for those, giving it their #272. The newest song, yet not, looks in BL MS Create. 23723, f. 21, and you will seems to be off 1622, and you can, furthermore, the fresh manuscript comes with the track, you to given here, that’s not one from inside the Pills . This text message and you will track do not seem to have been had written. A beneficial 14 verse variety of the latest song, no going, is during BL MS Sloane 1489, f. 5v. 7332, f. 51. Adequate remains showing the a few even more passages regarding Sloane MS backup weren’t in this text possibly. The excess two verses of your Sloane MS text message are the ones considering within the mounts in the text message.

Simpson is actually properly some mindful from inside the pinpointing ballad audio, and you can don’t associate “Gallants been aside” that have “Last Xmas ‘twas my possibility,” but we see both unique verse setting and you will chronology hop out nothing doubt which they was indeed an identical tune.

The fresh new song are undoubtably one on the song on the Percy Folio MS, “Panders started aside” ( Sagging and you can Entertaining Audio , p. 104, 1868, 1963) cited since tune for broadside ballads as “Gallants come out.” John Wardroper reprints several of “Panders already been away” on Percy folio MS crazy and you may Drollery , #232, and offer worthwhile notes in order to it, that we cannot repeat entirely, but will develop on to some extent. She passed away, much venerated and you can lamented, inside 1733. Discover Ben Jonson’s poem on her behalf, along with her epitaph.

Some of the sagging feminine and prostitutes mentioned in other passages from “Panders/ Gallants been” had been notorious and additionally. For the Wardroper’s notes was a keen epigram towards the (Dorothy?) Nott, of which you will find a few variants. One to manuscript backup begins “Right here lies she that has been Perhaps not born, Not begot,” caused by ‘vicount St. Alban’ (Bodleian MS Rawl. B 151). So it goes: