Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs of the Peasantry of England
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Ancient Poems, Ballads, and Songs of the Peasantry of England

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  • ANCIENT POEMS BALLADS AND SONGS OF THE PEASANTRY OF ENGLAND.
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • Poems.
    • THE PLAIN-DEALING MAN.
    • THE VANITIES OF LIFE.
    • THE LIFE AND AGE OF MAN.
    • THE YOUNG MAN’S WISH.
    • THE MIDNIGHT MESSENGER;
    • A DIALOGUE BETWIXT AN EXCISEMAN AND DEATH.
    • THE MESSENGER OF MORTALITY;
    • ENGLAND’S ALARM;
    • SMOKING SPIRITUALIZED.
    • THE MASONIC HYMN.
    • GOD SPEED THE PLOW, AND BLESS THE CORN-MOW.
    • A DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE HUSBANDMAN AND THE SERVINGMAN.
    • THE CATHOLICK.
  • Ballads.
    • THE THREE KNIGHTS.
    • THE BLIND BEGGAR OF BEDNALL GREEN.
    • THE BOLD PEDLAR AND ROBIN HOOD.
    • THE OUTLANDISH KNIGHT.
    • LORD DELAWARE.
    • LORD BATEMAN.
    • THE GOLDEN GLOVE;
    • KING JAMES I. AND THE TINKLER. [72a]
    • THE KEACH I’ THE CREEL.
    • THE MERRY BROOMFIELD; OR, THE WEST COUNTRY WAGER.
    • SIR JOHN BARLEYCORN.
    • BLOW THE WINDS, I-HO!
    • THE BEAUTIFUL LADY OF KENT;
    • THE BERKSHIRE LADY’S GARLAND.
    • THE NOBLEMAN’S GENEROUS KINDNESS.
    • THE DRUNKARD’S LEGACY.
    • THE BOWES TRAGEDY.
    • THE CRAFTY LOVER;
    • THE DEATH OF QUEEN JANE.
    • THE WANDERING YOUNG GENTLEWOMAN;
    • THE BRAVE EARL BRAND AND THE KING OF ENGLAND’S DAUGHTER.
    • THE JOVIAL HUNTER OF BROMSGROVE;
    • LADY ALICE.
    • THE FELON SEWE OF ROKEBY AND THE FREERES OF RICHMOND.
  • Songs.
    • ARTHUR O’BRADLEY’S WEDDING.
    • THE PAINFUL PLOUGH.
    • THE USEFUL PLOW;
    • THE FARMER’S SON.
    • THE FARMER’S BOY.
    • RICHARD OF TAUNTON DEAN;
    • WOOING SONG OF A YEOMAN OF KENT’S SONNE.
    • THE CLOWN’S COURTSHIP.
    • HARRY’S COURTSHIP.
    • HARVEST-HOME SONG.
    • HARVEST-HOME.
    • THE MOW.
    • THE BARLEY-MOW SONG.
    • THE BARLEY-MOW SONG.
    • THE CRAVEN CHURN-SUPPER SONG.
    • THE RURAL DANCE ABOUT THE MAY-POLE.
    • THE HITCHIN MAY-DAY SONG.
    • THE HELSTONE FURRY-DAY SONG.
    • CORNISH MIDSUMMER BONFIRE SONG.
    • SUFFOLK HARVEST-HOME SONG.
    • THE HAYMAKER’S SONG.
    • THE SWORD-DANCERS’ SONG.
    • THE SWORD-DANCERS’ SONG AND INTERLUDE.
    • THE MASKERS’ SONG.
    • GLOUCESTERSHIRE WASSAILERS’ SONG.
    • THE MUMMERS’ SONG;
    • FRAGMENT OF THE HAGMENA SONG.
    • THE GREENSIDE WAKES SONG.
    • THE SWEARING-IN SONG OR RHYME.
    • FAIRLOP FAIR SONG.
    • AS TOM WAS A-WALKING.
    • THE MILLER AND HIS SONS.
    • JACK AND TOM.
    • JOAN’S ALE WAS NEW.
    • GEORGE RIDLER’S OVEN.
    • THE CARRION CROW.
    • THE LEATHERN BOTTEL.
    • THE FARMER’S OLD WIFE.
    • OLD WICHET AND HIS WIFE.
    • THE JOLLY WAGGONER.
    • THE YORKSHIRE HORSE-DEALER.
    • THE KING AND THE COUNTRYMAN.
    • JONE O’ GREENFIELD’S RAMBLE.
    • THORNEHAGH-MOOR WOODS.
    • THE LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER.
    • SOMERSETSHIRE HUNTING SONG.
    • THE TROTTING HORSE.
    • THE SEEDS OF LOVE.
    • THE GARDEN-GATE.
    • THE NEW-MOWN HAY.
    • THE PRAISE OF A DAIRY.
    • THE MILK-MAID’S LIFE.
    • THE MILKING-PAIL.
    • THE SUMMER’S MORNING.
    • OLD ADAM.
    • TOBACCO.
    • THE SPANISH LADIES.
    • HARRY THE TAILOR.
    • SIR ARTHUR AND CHARMING MOLLEE.
    • THERE WAS AN OLD MAN CAME OVER THE LEA.
    • WHY SHOULD WE QUARREL FOR RICHES.
    • THE MERRY FELLOWS;
    • THE OLD MAN’S SONG.
    • ROBIN HOOD’S HILL.
    • BEGONE DULL CARE.
    • FULL MERRILY SINGS THE CUCKOO.
    • JOCKEY TO THE FAIR.
    • LONG PRESTON PEG.
    • THE SWEET NIGHTINGALE;
    • THE OLD MAN AND HIS THREE SONS.
    • A BEGGING WE WILL GO.
  • FOOTNOTES.
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