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FRANCIS' NEW JIG
B. Goe in good sir, what ere betide,
this night and lodge with mee. F. The happiest night that euer I had,
thy friend still will I bee. [Exit F. Bess retires]
Enter Mistris Frauncis with Richard. To the tune of Bugle Boe.
Imprinted at London for I.W.1
To the tune of as I went to Walsingham1.
14 W. T Thanke you neighbour Richard, J- for bringing me this newes: R. Nay, thanke my wife that loues me so2,
and will not you3 abuse. W. But see whereas shee stands,
and waiteth our return. R. You must goe coole your husbands heate,
that so in loue doth burne. B. Now Dickie welcome home,
and Mistris welcome hither: Grieue not although you finde
your husband and I together. For you shall haue your right,
nor will I wrong you so: Then change apparrell with me straight4,
and vnto him doe goe. W. For this your kind goodwill5,
a thousand thankes I giue: And make account I will requite
this kindnesse, if I Hue.
1  These are printer's insertions due to the fact that the first part and the second column ended here. Both should be omitted.
2  S. omits.                    3 me S.                    4 S. omits. 5 This line and the following seven lines are not in S.
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