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A WONDER IN KENT
The tune of The maunding soldier is derived from Martin Parker's ballad, "The Maunding Soldier; Or, The Fruits of War Is Beggary. To the Tune of Permit me, Friends''' {Roxburghe Ballads, in, in). Richard Climsal has left many other ballads {e.g., ibid, i, 207, 499, 509; 11, 7, 281).
& toonber in Kent:
0i rtje abmiraole atomacfce of one Nicholas Wood,
btoeHing at Harrisom1 in tfje Count? of Kent.
Wbt iikt of fjtm toast neuer fjcarb, gfe in tfjte IBittp is betlar'b.
To the tune of, The maunding Souldier.
1 ALL you that valiant fellowes be, I pray giue eare a while to me, I tell you of a Champion bold,
I.e. Harrietsham,
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