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Readable Exact(ish)
H The old man with a bed full of bones; The old man with a bed full of bones;
then the first man shall carry her then the first man shall carry her
downe agayne, and fetch up his owne, all downe agayne, @ fetch up his owne, all
after the same manor just as it was after the same manor just as it was
done before; done before;
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Doe the first part over agayne, after Doe y^e first part over agayne, after
halfe tune, just like as is described halfe tune, just like as is described
before, only at this, if you please, you before, only at this, if you please, yo^u
may turne her arme over her head, and may turne her arme over her head, @
salute her, if you like your mate, salute her, if you like yo^ur (mate?),
when you turne her above, and when you turne her above, and
below; below; A rough text of the Ben Jonson ballad performed at
S --@-- --@-- the Peak in Derbyshire:
Tune: Tune:
Cooke laurrel would needes have the Cooke laurrel would needes have the Cooke Laurel would have the Devil his guest
divill his guest divill his guest
And bid him once into the Peack to a dinner And bad him once into y^e Peack to a din(^n?)er And bid him home to the Peak to a dinner
Where never the feind had such a feast Where never y^e feind had such a feast Where the Fiend had never such a feast
Provided him yet att the charge of a sinner Provided him yet att y^e charge of a smor? Prepared at the charge of a Sinner;
S --@-- --@-- (etc)
http://www.archive.org/stream/roxburgheballads07chapuoft/roxburgheballads07chapuoft_djvu.txt
just after 219