Best song try “The fresh Troubled Widow” on next quantity of The fresh Dancing Grasp and Gay’s Polly

Ile walking up on Thames And on dry land, Without having to be carry’d into the barge, boat, or vessel: Ile goe at the a premier tide “Twixt London area and Gravesend; Since quick once the an excellent wherry We carefully can also be flote: Right after which as opposed to chances Ile solution Yarmouth mud, And you may fearlessly and you may safely on Plimouth Ile land: Ile goe on the a contact Unto the nice Turke, Ith’ morne; at evening Ile feel heere hard at worke.

All undressed within the cold temperatures, Ile swimming which to help you Green-property, So you’re able to Russia, Polony, to Denmark otherwise Freeze [Friesland And oft inside an excellent humour So you’re able to Holland you to great Belongings. I work with, and you can arrived backe, yet , zero man me observes. All this has I done As for knowledge get appeare, And a lot more next this, because you once should heare.

We supply studied The fresh discovered vocation, [sic] To see how the starres therefore the planets doe flow: I understand in a minute What’s sone in all nations, And also for 7 yeeres just after, what events still will prove. In the event that French, Turke or Spaniard Facing all of us collude, Ile burne their entire armies that have golf balls off insane-fire: [Greek fire? The brand new try away from a cannon I keep however, a good toy: We kill’d thirty thousand when i try but good boy.

The latest victuals who does Gargantua sustaine The bedroom regarding good yeere I doe hold however, a while: Getting offer this new ten tens and thousands of Waynes firmly stuffed, And i also in one day tend to devour most of the whit. From hogsheads the biggest That’s in just about any house, Ile drink regarding twice twenty during the a mornings Carowse; And strike thorow my nostrils Such as for instance a beneficial blusterous gale, ‘Twill build thirty thousand significant vessels for to help you sayle.

Though We have travel’d Thanks to sword and you may thanks to flames, And you will prior escapades just like the never did wane, Of the many types sof some body, I detest a bottom Lyer, What talkes off activities, but really never ever watched not one; For folks who meete having an other Which can prate, boast and you may lye, Make sure he understands out-of my Journey, he’l give it up by-and-by. Hence waiting true Souldiers Thus awards raise, A beneficial fig having legs Lyers, so i commonly cease. Finis

The original for the is probably “Regarding Berwick in order to Dover, tern thousand moments more than” into the BL MS Sloane 1489, f. 26, and most likely of the George Whetstone.

The brand new Joviall Broome man:

Otherwise, A lease Path Souldier’s perfect family members Of all the their Travels within the Most of the Nation. Their famous serves are shewne right here, Like in which tale doth appeare.

Roome to have a lad which is are from waters, Hello jolly Broome-man, You to definitely cheerfully now perform get his ease, And this generate myself roome, guy.

Track try evidently those of the use As opposed to Currency , not printed until far after. It’s one for the song to the “Widdow Brown/ Slow Guys out-of London” set-to an inappropriate pay attention Pills to Provide Melancholy . Curiously the latest track has also been recognized of the a keen Irish label just like the “The brand new Humours regarding Dublin” and was oft published not as much as it title, so when very early as c 1726 within the Dublin on the Neals’ A choice Distinctive line of Nation Dances .

We have on a rapid Swum over to Spaine, At nighttime, and you will heere, in the morning againe

** ‘Hollanders’ League’ wasn’t ‘Holland’s Leaguer’. Aforementioned is actually a slang term to possess Mrs. Holland’s brothel, c 1625-32. Having Lawrence Price’s ‘tongue for the cheek’ dysfunction of it, select his “Information from Holland’s Leaguer’ from inside the Vol. I of the Pepys Ballads (having a beneficial woodcut of one’s brothel). Elizabeth The netherlands are carted inside the Feb. 1598, and put when you look at the Newgate until their great from 40 lbs was reduced, getting keeping good brothel on Pickthatch.

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