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Oxford Drollery [R258]

DMI number:
1763
Publication Date:
1671
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R258
EEBO/ECCO link:
http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2003&res_id=xri:eebo&rft_id=xri:eebo:citation:12409220
Shelfmark:
EEBO
Place of Publication:
Oxford
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Collection of songs
Format:
Octavo
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ile tell you a jest I never did know in my lif
Page No:
pp. 1-4
Poem Title:
A Bull Droll. Tune is, I prethee sweet heart come tell me and do not lye now.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
My Father once did sit him down to spin
Page No:
pp. 4-7
Poem Title:
The second Part of the Bull Droll
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
In rime dear love I humbly crave the favour
Page No:
pp. 7-15
Poem Title:
On a well featur'd Gentlewoman
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
And is not she in vertues very zealous
Page No:
p. 15
Poem Title:
Postscript
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Why death did honest John so soon remove
Page No:
pp. 15-20
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the death of John Seamore formerly a Tailor, but lately Water-caryer, Feweller and Porter to Mr. Brome Whorwood at Halton near Oxford, Drown'd in his Moat on a Christmass eve in a great frost, he was seventy years old.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
So I say too when he did trample on't
Page No:
p. 20
Poem Title:
The Distich
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Come come away to the Tavern I say
Page No:
pp. 21-22
Poem Title:
Two Parliament Troopers who lay sick in Scotland: In Imitation of the Song of Bow Bells
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
You see his Name implies a watry desire
Page No:
p. 21
Poem Title:
Distich
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Then Lental his name shall altered be
Page No:
pp. 22-23
Poem Title:
The Sarabrand
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Was ever man so vex'd with a Wife
Page No:
pp. 23-24
Poem Title:
The new Scolding Wife. Tune, Gossips Frolick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
A Gallant once did wooe a Lass
Page No:
pp. 25-26
Poem Title:
The Scornful Lass. Tune, The Gun-fleet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
And first she's counted masculine
Page No:
pp. 26-28
Poem Title:
A Song call'd my Mistress is all the Genders. Tune, Shackle de Hay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
My mistress she hath policy
Page No:
pp. 29-31
Poem Title:
My Mistress understands all the Cases, and therefore a great Lawyer. Tune, Shackle de Hay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Why should Clia now be coy
Page No:
pp. 31-32
Poem Title:
A Song. Tune, Why should Betty now slight my Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Why Nanny quoth he Why Janny quoth she
Page No:
pp. 32-34
Poem Title:
Quoth He, and Quoth She Tune. The new Jig.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
I always resolv'd to be free from the charms
Page No:
pp. 34-35
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, The Ghosts at the Kings house.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
A Pox upon this paltry peevish whining love
Page No:
pp. 35-36
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, The Duke of Richmond's Frolicks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Down in a Valley enameled all with Flowers
Page No:
pp. 36-38
Poem Title:
A Song on a Swain and his Mistress
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Come my Molly Let us be jolly
Page No:
pp. 38-40
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, Thomas I cannot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Was ever man so happy as I Sir
Page No:
pp. 40-41
Poem Title:
The over Amorous Lover, a Song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Come my pretty Nan I must be the man
Page No:
pp. 41-42
Poem Title:
The Confident Gallant with her answer. Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Prethee friend be gone for I will ha' none
Page No:
p. 42
Poem Title:
Her Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Now woe is me poor man
Page No:
p. 43
Poem Title:
A SONG. To a Melancholly Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Come hither my dearest come hither to me
Page No:
pp. 44-45
Poem Title:
The wooing Gallant a SONG. Tune, Mrs. Mary's Delight.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Poor Shepheard I am fallen in love
Page No:
pp. 45-46
Poem Title:
The Doating Shepheard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Welcome death the cure of all my sorrow
Page No:
pp. 46-47
Poem Title:
On a Maid that dyed for Love
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
I have loved long in vain I have loved long in vain
Page No:
pp. 47-48
Poem Title:
An Answer to Faithless Swain, and to that Tune
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
I To a pretty Maid did go
Page No:
pp. 49-51
Poem Title:
The Gaming Girle. Tune, My Dog and I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
I Lately went to piss
Page No:
pp. 51-52
Poem Title:
The bold Girle. A Gentleman being at piss, she clap'd him on the breech, and bid him turn the other side, for that run out. Tune, My Lady and her Mad being on a merry Pin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Lately I saw a very pretty Lass boy
Page No:
pp. 52-54
Poem Title:
Loves Riddle. Tune, Come sweetheart and let me love thee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
He's not a true Lover that's faithless and trothless
Page No:
pp. 54-55
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, The Tyrant hath stoln my dearest away.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Poor perjur'd Clia drench thine eyne
Page No:
pp. 56-58
Poem Title:
The Perjur'd Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Hur was tell hur now a pretty tale
Page No:
pp. 58-59
Poem Title:
A Welch Song. Tune, Mrs Margaret.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
My name is honest Jack
Page No:
pp. 59-61
Poem Title:
The pritty but constant Girle. To a new Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
My Love is a pretty Lass
Page No:
pp. 61-63
Poem Title:
The mock-song to the same Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
When first I did Clarissa see
Page No:
pp. 64-65 .
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover. Tune, My Dog and I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Come my durty pug away
Page No:
pp. 65-66
Poem Title:
A Mock-song to Come my Daphny
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Was he not kind enough kind enough
Page No:
p. 66
Poem Title:
The Answer to Had she not care enough of this old man, and the same Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
I have gone up and down through all the Town
Page No:
p. 67
Poem Title:
The woong Lady. Tune, Mrs. Dodfords fancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
And if he will love me
Page No:
pp. 68-69
Poem Title:
The Saralrand to it.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
When I woo'd Carinda first
Page No:
pp. 69-70
Poem Title:
On his Mistress grown old. Tune, The old Lalore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
When Aurelia late I treated
Page No:
pp. 70-71
Poem Title:
The Answer to Aurelia
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Blind Love till this hour
Page No:
pp. 74-75 [76-77]
Poem Title:
A New Song and Tune
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Aurelia first I courted
Page No:
pp. 75-74 [76]
Poem Title:
And first Aurelia, the last verse being lately added
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When in the month of January
Page No:
pp. 78-79
Poem Title:
A Mock-song to Love. Tune, Jack Pudding.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I know I'm no poet
Page No:
pp. 79-83
Poem Title:
A Mock song to beauty. Tune, To drive the cold winter away.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since you will needs my heart possess
Page No:
pp. 83-84
Poem Title:
A SONG
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jone to the Maypole away let us run
Page No:
pp. 85-87
Poem Title:
A Rural Song, the third and fourth verses being lately added.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
She's not the fairest of her name
Page No:
pp. 87-88
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, La bouenet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be not afraid the fairest the rarest
Page No:
pp. 88-89
Poem Title:
A Song, with the Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Jordan
First Line:
Nay pish nay fie you'l venture to enter
Page No:
p. 89
Poem Title:
The Answer, the two last verses added lately.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Clear up those stormy brows and teach
Page No:
pp. 90-91
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, My Dame Jone hath pawn'd her Kettle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu thou cold companion of my bed adieu
Page No:
pp. 92-93
Poem Title:
The Maids Complaint. Tune, Gerrards Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Stevens
First Line:
Prethee tell me faithless Swain
Page No:
pp. 94-95
Poem Title:
The faithless Swain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Well well 'tis true that I have found
Page No:
pp. 95-96
Poem Title:
The Answer to Well, well 'tis true.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full forty times over I strived to win
Page No:
pp. 97-98
Poem Title:
The Ladies Fort besieged
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Rich Bawdybrowne
First Line:
Why shouldst thou swear I am forsworn
Page No:
p. 99
Poem Title:
Mr. Lovelaces Song with the Answer
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Richard Lovelace
First Line:
I Needs must say thou art forsworn
Page No:
p. 100
Poem Title:
Her Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistake me not I am as cold as hot
Page No:
p. 101
Poem Title:
A Song call'd Mistake me not.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Each greedy hand doth catch & pluck the flower
Page No:
p. 102
Poem Title:
A Caveat for Maids
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Injurious pin how durst thou come so nigh
Page No:
pp. 103-104
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman being accidentally run into the eye with a pin by a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
Faint Amorist dost thou think
Page No:
pp. 104-105
Poem Title:
Advice to a Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In morn when Phoebus peep'd through crevis
Page No:
pp. 105-106
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman taking a Purge.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
James Smith
First Line:
Since fortune thou art grown so kind
Page No:
pp. 107-109
Poem Title:
The Italian wish Translated, call'd I ask no more.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As in my private walk I was
Page No:
pp. 109-110
Poem Title:
The scornful Maid. Tune, The blazing Torch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fond Lovers what d'e mean
Page No:
pp. 110-112
Poem Title:
A Song call'd fond Lovers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There was a man two sons he had
Page No:
pp. 112-113
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, Jogg on.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some men Love's fiery passions can resist
Page No:
pp. 114-115
Poem Title:
The Answer to Loves fiery passions.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear canst thou love me W Shepherd no
Page No:
pp. 115-116
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between a Shepherd and a Shepherdesse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come never coy it so thou art not fair
Page No:
pp. 116-118
Poem Title:
To a Coy Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Suppose the fates had made a firm decree
Page No:
pp. 118-119
Poem Title:
A Supposition
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For merry Corfedale I hoist up my sail
Page No:
pp. 119-120
Poem Title:
A SONG. Tune, The Horns.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On the seventh day of the eleventh Month
Page No:
pp. 121-123
Poem Title:
The Banbury Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Six women as they say o'th' weaker sect
Page No:
p. 123
Poem Title:
The Gossips Conference.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I said my Mistress was most fair
Page No:
pp. 124-125
Poem Title:
A Song to a Scotch Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hang up those dull and envious fools
Page No:
pp. 125-126
Poem Title:
The Amazonian Womens Song. Tune, Then hang me Ladies at your Door.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
You that think Love can convey
Page No:
pp. 126-127
Poem Title:
A Song on his Mistress's singing
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
I can love half an hour when I'm at leisure
Page No:
pp. 127-128
Poem Title:
A SONG.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I will go to my love where he lies in the deep
Page No:
p. 128
Poem Title:
On A Gentleman in a late Ingagement against the Turk was slain and thrown over-board, and she since madd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say Puritan if't come to pass
Page No:
pp. 129-131
Poem Title:
And first the Puritan, in a Dialogue between a Scholar and him.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What heat of learning kindled your desire
Page No:
pp. 129 [145-147]
Poem Title:
On the burning of the Grammar School at Oxford, the last fourteen lines being lately added.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
T. R.
First Line:
Attend you Sisters every one
Page No:
pp. 132-136
Poem Title:
On a Fire, at Jack of all Trades house in Oxford, he being a Precisian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wife prethee come nigh me
Page No:
pp. 133 [149] - 136 [152]
Poem Title:
The old scoldng wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Willy once assay'd
Page No:
pp. 136 [152]
Poem Title:
154 A SONG.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Robert Markham
First Line:
Hang sorrow cast away care
Page No:
pp. 136-137
Poem Title:
A Song call'd a Cup of Sack.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prethee friend leave off thy thinking
Page No:
pp. 137-138
Poem Title:
A Song call'd the Cup of Claret.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wish no mor thou should'st love me
Page No:
pp. 138-139
Poem Title:
A SONG.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Out upon it I have loved
Page No:
pp. 139-140
Poem Title:
A Song with the Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
A Stranger coming to the Town
Page No:
pp. 140-141 [156-157]
Poem Title:
The Frenchmans Arms and Harms.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say but did you love so long
Page No:
p. 140
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Toby Matthews
First Line:
I've heard sundry men oft-times dispute
Page No:
pp. 141-144 [157-160]
Poem Title:
The Description of Tiburn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O no no no I tell thee no
Page No:
pp. 141-142
Poem Title:
The sad parting, a Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To hunt the Fox is an old sport
Page No:
pp. 142-144
Poem Title:
The Hunting of the Fox, a Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Slumbring as I lay one night in my bed
Page No:
p. 144
Poem Title:
The Maidens Dream.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair Madam thee whose everything
Page No:
pp. 147- 133[149]
Poem Title:
To his beautiful Mistress, the last twelve lines lately added.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The King and the Court
Page No:
pp. 154-155
Poem Title:
The Oxford Scholars going to see the King at Woodstock. Tune, The Horns.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Greedy minded griping Clerk
Page No:
p. 140 [156]
Poem Title:
A rooking Usurer Cheated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A weaver being jealous of his wife like many
Page No:
pp. 161-163
Poem Title:
On the Weaver and his Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My Lady and her Maid
Page No:
pp. 163-164
Poem Title:
A Song call'd she went to bed in the dark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You Courtiers scorn us Country Clowns
Page No:
pp. 164-165
Poem Title:
A Contest between the Court and Country.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shew me those flames you brag of you that be
Page No:
pp. 165-168
Poem Title:
On a great Frost 1634.
Attribution:
by Mr. Cartwright of Christ-Church.
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
What must our eyes melt too water oppress
Page No:
pp. 168-170
Poem Title:
On the dissolution of the Great Frost by Dr. Diggs.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Dudley Digges
First Line:
Can Christendom's great Champion sink away
Page No:
pp. 170-172
Poem Title:
On King James's Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed