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428                                  ENOLISH SONG AND BALLAD MUSIC.
11. " All is ours and our Husband's; or, The Country Hostess's Vindication: To the tune of The Carman's Whistle, or Heigh, hoys, up go we." (Roxburghe Coll., ii. 8.)
12 and 13. " A Farewell to Gravesend;" and " The merry Boys of Christmas, or, The Milkmaid's New Year's Gift." (Roxburghe, vol. 4.)
It would be no difficult task to add fifty more to the above list, but it is already sufficiently lengthy.
The tune is contained in The Dancing Master of 1686, and in every subsequent edition; in 180 Loyal Songs, 1685 and 1694; in Pills to purge Melancholy, ii. 286 (1719); and in the following ballad operas:Beggars'1 Opera, 1728; The Patron, 1729; Tlie Lover's Opera, 1629; Quaker's Opera, 1728; Silvia, 1731; The Devil to pay, 1731; and Love and Revenge, n.d. In some copies it is in common time, in others in % or a-

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