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Never mind. Come on again,
Once againe to try your forces,
thus I dare thee to the feild ; time is lost that time diuorces
from the pleasures loue doth yeeld. Ah ha! fyee, fye! itt comes yett still ! itt comes, I, I! doe what
will ! my breath doth passe, my blood doth trickle! was euer lasse in such a pickle ?
a matd & a pounge man.
[Page 197 of MS.]
A man and a maid
A MAN & a younge maid that loued a long time
came to a shady place.
Thus talking & walking thé came to a place
He shifted his hand wheras he had placet,
He tickled her,
He shiffted his hand till hee came to her knees,
He hottered & totered, & there was a line
He light in a hole ere he was aware!
she kissed him,
My Billy, my pilly! how now?" quoth shee;
A MAID AND A YOUNGE MAN.
He thought Mickle shame to lye soe longe ;
The trees & the woods did wring about,
a creature for ffeature.
[Page 199 of MS.]
I met a lass so pretty and kind.
But I was dull.
She may tell
A creature, for feature I neuer saw a fairer,
how she tempted me,
and I only kist her.
“I stayd him, & praide him, & proffered him a
She waited for me to serve her,
1 ? she.-F.