The newest track regarding the Scotsman entitled Erin-go-bragh, should probably try it out, as well

This will be some amplification toward Brags, Wonders, Lays, farcical reports such as for instance Tom Tell-Details, Rumors Joan, Teague’s Ramble, Darby Ram, Red herring, Great Crocodile, Sow grabbed brand new measles and you will she died from the spring season, etcetera.

A tune regarding 1519 appears to play with contours and parodies regarding lines off old songs. It is an effective 'ballad' from Robin Bonnet sung by Lack of knowledge inside 'The Interlude of the Four Elements'. Robin Hood inside the Barnesdale endured, And you will leant your till an excellent maple thistle; After that appeared our very own Lady and you can nice Saint Andrew; Sleepest thou, wakest thou, Geoffrey Coke? A hundred winter the water is actually strong, [Water is actually greater?] I cannot tell you just how large. He got an excellent goose neck in the hands, As well as over water the guy went. He kick-off so you can a great thistle ideal, And you will clipped him down a good hollen bar. The guy coronary arrest the newest wren below the horns, [Cutty Wren?] You to definitely fire sprang out of the pig's tail. Jack boy, is actually thy bow i-bankrupt? Or hath people man complete the fresh new wriguldy wrag? [prinkum prankum/ And put all of them inside a great satchel! hinkum booby/ looby loo/ He plucked human anatomy from a great willow, hokey pokey?] Wilkin is actually an archer a beneficial, And you can well you can expect to deal with a spade; The guy took his bent bow in the hands, And place him down from the flames. The guy grabbed which have your sixty bows and you may ten, An item of meats, a special away from bacon. Of the many birds when you look at the merry England [.. birds you to definitely ever I look for?] Very merrily water pipes the brand new merry bottle. [.. pipes the fresh new jay] [end] O sleepst thou otherwise wakst thou Ieffery Cooke, the fresh new rost they burnes, turne round about about- 'Pammelia', 1609

Untitled ‘News’ regarding Bassus , 1530 [I believe this is really a medley away from tune outlines

Zero department to the lines when you look at the totally new. Note Tomlyn seems here earlier than within the ‘The Complaynt from Scotland’. u having a pub regarding it I’ve expanded to um.]

Behold & observe how byrds doth flye coke crow mydey pype mery And you may wyll pay a visit to London so you’re able to by an excellent calffes hede thryty herryings for good peny fy yt try dogge chepe label the brand new boy colyn chynke last night was owr dame[s] kow broght to help you grase w ith heyffe & just how Rumbleow [Rumbelow, nonetheless step three miles beyond hell?] shout owt a speed barely plant life wyll end up being grene which is however, reson & it cum yn year w th slake pricing myself nawght tomlyn whether or not go y ow today to help you catche byrd was w t byrdlyme & rods. all of the sparos schall keep theyr cutts full short Sperm in my opinion sperm podyngs wyll feel dere thryps and you will chytterlyngs ou emergency room blow my personal horne behynde spunk An excellent torne Agayne robyn & bende to the thy bend w t torne Ageyne Robyne & bend towards the thy bend. q uod samoht notterts [Thomas Stretton]

John Ashton estimates some a later part of the duplicate, «A mysterious and you will Wonderful Loved ones of one’s Old Woman who had been drowned at Ratcliffe Road» in the Ashton’s Chapbooks , p

As the # 2013 from inside the Analytical Directory Rollins has «The existing sexy local Charleston, AR girls Woman off Ratcliffe highway, a layer of paper entitled». This is inserted in order to a good ballad printer ink, however, Rollins discovered no copy. It actually was after awarded due to the fact an effective chapbook, is within prose, which is an absurd story in the impossibilities. 273, 1882, 1966. Including inside Thomson’s Pepys’ Cent Merriments .

Zero ‘backwards’ in the Collins’ «Paddy Bull’s Trip,» U.S. II, p. 215. = «The Irishman’s Go to London,» Paddy Whack’s Package Spouse , 1791. Paddy’s Stop by at London – When i took my departure- The latest Shamrock or Hibernian Songster , p. 24, c 1808. There’s an overabundance regarding music out-of Irishmen, Yorkshiremen, etc, and you may «Ralph and you will Nell’s Ramble so you’re able to Oxford» etc with comical escapades regarding the big-city where everything is backwards into ‘country yokels’ (maybe, extremely, really the only sane of these), c 1780 -1830.

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