This might be some amplification on Brags, Miracles, Lays, farcical information instance Tom Give-Specifics, Gossip Joan, Teague’s Ramble, Darby Ram, Red herring, Wonderful Crocodile, Sow got the new measles and you will she died from the springtime, etc.
A track regarding 1519 appears to have fun with contours and you will parodies of lines of dated songs. It’s an effective 'ballad' out of Robin Bonnet sung of the Ignorance in the 'The Interlude of the Five Elements'. Robin Hood from inside the Barnesdale stood, And leant your till an excellent maple thistle; Following arrived our very own Lady and you will nice Saint Andrew; Sleepest thou, wakest thou, Geoffrey Coke? A hundred wintertime the water try deep, [Water is wider?] I cannot tell you exactly how broad. The guy took an excellent goose-neck in his give, And over water he went. He kick-off to help you good thistle finest, And slashed your down an excellent hollen pub. The guy coronary arrest the wren below the horns, [Cutty Wren?] One to flame popped from the pig's end. Jack boy, is actually thy ribbon i-broke? Otherwise hath one man done the brand new wriguldy wrag? [prinkum prankum/ And set all of them for the an excellent satchel! hinkum booby/ looby loo/ He plucked system away from a beneficial willow, hokey pokey?] Wilkin try a keen archer a great, And you will better you may manage a shovel; He got their curved bend in his hands, And put him off from the flames. The guy took having him sixty bows and 10, Some beef, an alternate off bacon. Of all the wild birds from inside the merry The united kingdomt [.. birds one ever I select?] So merrily pipelines brand new merry package. [.. water pipes the mina Venezuelanska-brudar fresh new jay] [end] O sleepst thou or wakst thou Ieffery Cooke, the fresh rost it burnes, turne bullet on throughout the- 'Pammelia', 1609
Untitled ‘News’ regarding Bassus , 1530 [In my opinion this is certainly an excellent medley out of song outlines
No division on the contours during the amazing. Mention Tomlyn looks right here sooner than within the ‘The Complaynt of Scotland’. u having a club over it We have prolonged to um.]
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John Ashton estimates some a later part of the content, “A strange and you will Great Relatives of one’s Old Lady who was drowned on Ratcliffe Street” within the Ashton’s Chapbooks , p
Once the # 2013 during the Analytic Directory Rollins provides “The outdated Lady off Ratcliffe roadway, a sheet away from report called”. It was entered so you can a ballad printer ink, but Rollins found zero copy. It absolutely was later issued since good chapbook, is in prose, and that is an absurd tale when you look at the impossibilities. 273, 1882, 1966. And in Thomson’s Pepys’ Penny Merriments .
No ‘backwards’ within the Collins’ “Paddy Bull’s Journey,” U.S. II, p. 215. = “The fresh new Irishman’s Journey to London,” Paddy Whack’s Bottles Lover , 1791. Paddy’s Visit to London – Whenever i grabbed my personal departure- This new Shamrock otherwise Hibernian Songster , p. 24, c 1808. There’s an overabundance off musical out-of Irishmen, Yorkshiremen, an such like, and “Ralph and Nell’s Ramble so you can Oxford” and so on which have comic adventures regarding the big city in which things are backwards on ‘country yokels’ (maybe, most, the only real sane of them), c 1780 -1830.