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The Devonshire damsels frollick : being an account of nine or ten fair maidens, who went one evening lately, to wash themselves in a pleasant river, where they were discovered by several young men being their familiar acquaintances who took away their gowns and petticoats, with their smocks and wine with good chear : leaving them a while in a most melancholly condition : to a pleasant new play-house tune: or, Where's my shepherd? this may be printed : R. P.

The Devonshire damsels frollick : being an account of nine or ten fair maidens, who went one evening lately, to wash themselves in a pleasant river, where they were discovered by several young men being their familiar acquaintances who took away their gowns and petticoats, with their smocks and wine with good chear : leaving them a while in a most melancholly condition : to a pleasant new play-house tune: or, Where's my shepherd? this may be printed : R. P.

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Date: [between 1685 and 1688]
Publisher: Printed for P[hilip] Brooksby, at the Golden Ball in Pye-corner,
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Description:
Place and date of publication suggested by Wing.
Verse -- "Tom and William with Ned and Ben, in all they were about nine or ten; near a trick-".
Another edition has "tickling" [sic] at end of first line of verse.
The first three lines of verse accompanied by printed music.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 270: With, on verso: The Devonshire boys courage ... [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby ..., [1690]; Mounted to 30 x 42 cm.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : 4 ill. (woodcuts), music ; 21 x 33 cm.
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Object ID: 11175192
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