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been composed by Stephen Jeffries about 1680, but I have traced it about forty years before Jeffries was born. It is probable, however, that Engelsche Klocke Dans should be translated English Chime-tune, and not English Morris Dance, as I had supposed from the mention of bells.
p. 283.—Amarillis told her swain is a song in Porter's play, The Villain, 1663.
p. 288. The Healths,—In the novel of Woodstock, Sir Walter Scott makes Charles II. sing this song when in disguise ; but Sir Walter changed the last line of the stanza to "While the goblet goes merrily round;" and the alteration does not suit the tune.
p. 289. Mali, Peatly.—D'Urfey's song of " Gillian of Croydon" is perhaps an •Iteration of another under the same title, which is included in "A Complete Collection of old and new English and Scotch Songs," i. 126, 1735. The latter commences, " Fame loudly throngh Europe passes."
p. 291. When the Stormy Winds.—In the Pepys Collection, i. 418 (No. 215), is another version, entitled " The praise of Sailors here set forth, with their hard fortunes which doe befall them on the seas, when Landmen sleep safe in their beds : To a pleasant new tuner This was printed for J. Wright, and begins, " As I lay musing in my bed." The version from which Ritson prints, called "Neptune's raging fury," &c, bears the initials of J. P., and was printed by T. Mabb for Ric. Burton.
The tune of Tfte stormy winds do blow was also used for " England's Valour and Holland's Terrour, being an encouragement for seamen and eouldiers to serve hia Majesty in his wars against the Dutch," &c.
p. 294. Red Bull.—In the Epistle Dedicatory to hia Histriama&tix> Prynne says that "two old play-houses, the Fortune and the Red Bull, have been lately re-edified and enlarged, and one new theatre, White Friars play-house, erected." He adds that the stationers informed him that "above forty-thousand play-books had been printed within two years, they being more vendible than the choicest sermons."
p. 299. The Queen's old Courtier..—Southey remarks very justly on the com­plaints of the decay of hospitality, that " while rents were received in kind, they must have been chiefly consumed in kind; at least there could be no accumulation of dis­posable wealth." He supposes this mode of payment to have fallen generally into disuse during the reign of James I. Without doubt, many of the poor would feel the change,
p. 302. Joan, to the Maypole.—-This tune is also printed in Pills to purge Melancholy (i. 262,1719), to a song by D'Urfey, commencing, " The clock had struck."
p. 329, note. Dancing Barristers.—See more of this custom in Roger North's Discourse upon the Laws, p. 64 et seq.
p. 331. Mad Tom.—" At the Club of Choice Spirits, Mr. Spriggins gave us Mad

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