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496                                  ENGLISH SONG AND BALLAD MUSIC.
silk petticoats to make colours for the late D[uke] of M[onmouth]'a army" (ante p. 444). It commencesó
" In Lime began a rebellion,              Rebels, almost a million,
For there the rebels came in;          Came there to make M[onmouth] king."
and there are many others, such as " A Fairing for young men and maids " (Roxburghe Collection, ii. 162), &c.
Ritson reprinted The Winchester Wedding in his Ancient Songs, from a black-letter ballad in the British Museum, but apparently without knowing it to have been written by D'Urfey. It is scarcely reprintable now, and therefore the fol≠lowing first stanza must suffice.







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