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  • Tags: Chapbook Genre: wit & humor

s0098b48_Night.pdf
This song tells the humorous story of a young man who gets caught up in a tavern brawl after a night of drinking, with many descriptions of common Vices and Virtues which are involved. The song is followed by a speech that extolls the virtues of…

s0024ADB76_Humours.pdf
The chapbook contains two humorous songs in Scots. The first describes the adventures of a group of friends attending a fair in Glasgow, including quite a bit of drinking, eating, dancing, flirting, fighting, and other tom-foolery, including the…

s0006Eb37_Mary.pdf
Four ballads about love and women. Some are sad or bitter, others are humorous, but none have happy endings. Mary of Castle-Cary: Two young men fight over the love of the beautiful young Mary who apparently has been kissing them both, if not more.…
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