Cried Ned to his neighbour (Richard Langdon)
- (Posted 2019-08-27) CPDL #55191:
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2019-08-27). Score information: A4, 1 page, 39 kB Copyright: Personal
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First published: 1775 in Warren's Collection of vocal harmony
Original text and translations
Cried Ned to his neighbours, as onward they pressed,
Conveying his wife to her place of long rest:
Take, friends, I beseech you, a little more leisure,
For why should we make a toil of a pleasure?