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The northern ladd, or, The fair maids choice : who refus'd all for a plowman, counting her self therein most happy : a country lass who many suitors had, some good, some mean, the worst of them not bad : a weaver, taylor, shoo-maker, first came, vvith many more of ample note and fame : a barber, baker, miller, and the like, yet unto none of those her sails she'd strike : but in a rustick she is only pleas'd, a plowman only has her fancy eas'd : to the tune of, There was a lass in Cumberland, &c.

The northern ladd, or, The fair maids choice : who refus'd all for a plowman, counting her self therein most happy : a country lass who many suitors had, some good, some mean, the worst of them not bad : a weaver, taylor, shoo-maker, first came, vvith many more of ample note and fame : a barber, baker, miller, and the like, yet unto none of those her sails she'd strike : but in a rustick she is only pleas'd, a plowman only has her fancy eas'd : to the tune of, There was a lass in Cumberland, &c.

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Northern ladd
Date: [between 1670 and 1696?]
Publisher: Printed for B. [i.e. P[hillip].] Brooksby, at the Golden-ball, in West-Smithfield,
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Description:
Verse - "I am a lass o'th north country,".
Place and dates of publication and publisher's name from Wing.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 122: Mounted to 30 x 42 cm.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : 3 ill. (woodcuts) ; 22 x 35 cm.
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