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" After him succeeded, by the general council, one Cock Lorrell, the most notorious knave that ever lived.' . . By trade he was a tinker, often carrying a pan and hammer for shew ; but when he came to a good booty, he would cast his profession into a ditch,... "
Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Loose and Humorous Songs - Page 39
by Thomas Percy - 1867 - 127 pages
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Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

William Beloe - 1807
...knave that ever lived. By trade he was a tinker, often carrrying a panne and a hammer for a sshew, but when he came to a good booty he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder, and then would away; and as hee past through the towne, wpuld crie,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 7

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...notorious knave that ever lived. By trade he was a tinker, often carrying a panne and a hammer for a show ; but when he came to a good booty he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder ; and as he past through the town, would crie, Ha ye any workejor a...
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The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities, of King ..., Volume 4

John Nichols - 1828 - 609 pages
...notorious knave that ever lived. By trade he was a tinker, often carrying a panne and a hammer for a show ; but when he came to a good booty he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder ; and as he passed through the town, would crie, ' Ha' ye any worke...
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The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 1

John Payne Collier - 1831 - 454 pages
...Lorrell, the ' most notorious knave that ever lived. By trade he was a Tinker, ' often carrying a pan & a hammer for shew, but when he came to a ' good booty, he would cast his profession in a diteh, aud play the ' padder.' Three or four tinkers of this description open the old play called...
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A Bibliographical Catalogue of Books Privately Printed: Including ..., Volume 2

John Martin - 1834 - 563 pages
...lasted twenty-two years. By trade he was a tinker, ' often carrying a panne and a hammer for a show;' but when he came to a good booty, he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder, and then would away; and as hee passed through the towne, would crie,...
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Cocke Lorelle's Bote

Cock Lorrel - 1841 - 21 pages
...notorious knave that ever lived. By trade he was a tinker, often carrying a panne and a hammer for a shew, but when he came to a good booty he would cast his profession in a ditch and play the padder,* and then would away ; and, as hee past through the toune, would crie,...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages ...

Percy Society - 1842
...notorious knave that ever lived : by trade he was a tinker, often carrying a panne and a hammer for show : but when he came to a good booty, he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder, and then would alway, and as hee past through the towne, crie ' Ha...
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Ancient Poetical Tracts of the Sixteenth Century

Edward Francis Rimbault - 1842 - 82 pages
...notorious knave that ever lived : by trade he was a tinker, often carrying a panne and a hammer for show : but when he came to a good booty, he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder, and then would alway, and as hee past through the towne, crie ' Ha...
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Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Volume 3

Thomas Percy - 1868
...Ballads, and, with music, in Pills to purge Melancholy. Also that " in S. Rowland's Martin Markhatt, his defence and answer to the Bellman of London, 1610,...as he "past through the town would crie, Ha' ye any worke for a tinker ? To write of his knaveries, it would aske a long time. This was he that reduced...
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The ballads & songs of Derbyshire, ed. by L. Jewitt

Derby county - 1867
...notorious knave that ever lived. By trade he was a tinker, often carrying a pan and hammer for show ; but when he came to a good booty he would cast his profession in a ditch, and play the padder." * The ballad of Cock Lorrell is introduced in Bun Jonson's masque...
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