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" Farewell, rewards and fairies, Good housewives now may say, For now foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to do, Yet who of late for cleanliness Finds sixpence in her shoe ? "... "
The Cambridge Tart: Epigrammatic and Satiric-poetical Effusions; &c. &c ... - Page 230
edited by - 1823 - 289 pages
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - 1794
...The Fairies " Farewell, or God-a-mercy Will, to be futig or •wliftled " to the tune of The Meddow brow, by the learned; by the " unlearned, to the tune of Fortune." The departure of Fairies is here attributed to ike abolition of monkery: Chaucer has, •with equal...
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The Poems of Richard Corbet, Late Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich

Richard Corbet, Octavius Gilchrist - 1807 - 260 pages
...INTITULED THE FAERYES FAREWELL; GOD-A-MERCY WILL. To be sung or whisclecl to the Tune of " The Meddow Brow," by the Learned ; by the Unlearned, to the Tune of "Fortune." FAREWELL rewards and Faeries, Good houswives now may say, For now foule slutts in daries Doe fare, as well as they. And...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...FAIRIES' FAREWELL, OR GOD-A-MERCY WILL. BY DR. CORBET.* To be sung or whistled to the tune of ' The Meddow Brow,' by the learned ; by the unlearned, to the tune...foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to do, Yet who of late for cleanliness...
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Poor Humphrey's calendar, wherein are given prophecies concerning things to ...

Poor Humphrey's calendar, Humphrey (poor, pseud.) - 1828
...in the outset of A proper New Ballad, entitled^ THE FAIRIES FAREWELL. Farewell Rewards and Fairies I Good housewives now may say ; For now foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to do, Yet who, of late, for cleanliness,...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Addressed to J.G. Lockhart, Esq

Sir Walter Scott - 1830 - 402 pages
...beginning of the 17th century. The poem is named, "A proper new Ballad, entitled the Fairies' Farewell, to be sung or whistled to the tune of the Meadow Brow,...foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to do, Yet who of late for cleanliness...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - 1836 - 338 pages
...beginning of the 17th century. The poem is named, "A proper new Ballad, entitled the Fairies' Farewell, to be sung or whistled to the tune of the Meadow Brow,...of Fortune." — " Farewell, rewards and fairies, (iood housewives now may say, For now foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...was originally published under a whimsical title : " to be sung or whistled to the tune of the Meddow Brow, by the learned : by the unlearned to the tune...FAREWELL rewards and Fairies! Good housewives now you may say ; For now foule sluts in dairies, Doe fare as well as they : And though they sweepe their...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...was originally published under a whimsical title : " to be sung or whistled to the tune of the Meddow Brow, by the learned : by the unlearned to the tune of Fortune." CORBET. THE FA;RIES FAREWELL. FAREWELL rewards and Fairies I Good housewives now you may say ; For...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 2; Volumes 4-5

Walter Scott - 1837 - 477 pages
...of the seventeenth century. The poem is named, "A proper new Ballad, entitled the Fairies' Farewell, to be sung or whistled to the tune of the Meadow Brow,...foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ,And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to Ho, Yet who of late for cleanliness...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 1

1839
...to the tune of the Meadow Brow hy the learned ; hy tlic unlearned to the tune of Fortune: nm*a " " Farewell, rewards and fairies, Good housewives now...foul sluts in dairies Do fare as well as they ; And though they sweep their hearths no less Than maids were wont to do, Vet who of late for cleanliness...
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