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man, who scorned even the shadow of dishonour, and thou shalt sit rent-free for a twelvemonth.

Sir Harry. Come, shan't we all salute I-With your leave, my lord, I'll

Lady S. Sir Harry!

AIR.

Lord A.

Yield who will to forms a martyr,

While unaw'd by idle shame,
Pride for happiness I barter,

Heedless of the million's blame.
Thus with love

my

arms I quarter ;
Women grac'd' in nature's frame,
Ev'ry privilege, by charter,

Have a right from man to claim.
Eas'd of doubts and fears presaging,

What new joys within me rise !
While mamma, her frowns assuaging,

Dares no longer tyrannize.
So long storms and tempests raging,
When the blust'ring

fury dies,
Ah! how lovely, how engaging,
Prospects fair, and cloudless skies !

Theod.

Sir Harry. Dad, but this is wondrous pretty,

Singing each a roundelay;
And I'll mingle in the ditty,

Tho' I scarce know what to say.
There's a daughter, brisk and witty ;

Here's a wife, can wisely sway:
Trust me, masters, 'twere a pity,

Not to let them have their way.

Patty.

My example is a rare one ;

But the cause may be divin'd:
Women want not merit-dare one

Hope discerning men to find.

Oh! may each accomplish'd fair one,

Bright in person, sage in mind,
Viewing my good fortune, share one

Full as splendid, and as kind.

Giles.

Laugh'd at, slighted, circumvented,

And expos'd for folks to see't,
"Tis as thof a man repented

For his follies in a sheet.
But my wrongs go unresented,

Since the fates have thought them meet:
This good company contented,

All my wishes are complete.

ADDITIONAL AIRS,

SOMETIMES INTRODUCED.

ACT THE SECOND.

GILES.

Gadzooks! there's such gig, and nice rig, on the lawn,
Little Sal for a partner wou'd fain have me on ;

But when yours I shall be,
How 'twill mortify she!
Then I'll bet twenty pound,

That the whole village round,
Cannot show such a couple as Patty and me.

For you the sweetest flowers I chose,

See here the wreath I've wove;
Of this a chaplet I'll compose,

And crown you queen of love.

Though Jemmy so supple,

And Jenny so taper,
Cast off the first couple,

Because they can caper;

Poll jigs it with Roger,

Blythe Betty with Cudden;
And Cudden's a codger

Won't tire of a sudden :

Though Tim of the valley,

So nimble when tipsey,
Foots up to sly Sally,

That arch little gipsy ;
Though spruce Davy Dumble,

Is partner with Dolly,
And old Gaffer Grumble

Is link'd to young Polly ;
Yet
you

and I'll dance, for a crown or a guinea, 'Gainst Poll, Tim, Sal, Jem, Bet, Bill, Cudden, and

Jenny.

FANNY.

The fields were gay,

And sweet the hay,
Our gang of gipsies seated,

Upon the grass,

Both lad and lass,
By you we all were treated.

Young chicken, geese,
With ducks and

pease,
And beans and bacon dainty ;

With punch and beer,

The best of cheer,
You gave us then in plenty.
'Twas all to cheat poor silly Fan,

And pilfer that same jewel;
You're sworn to me, you perjur'd man,

Though now so false and cruel.

Whene'er we'd meet,

With kisses sweet,
And speeches soft you won me ;

The hawthorn bush

Should make you blush,
'Twas there you first undone me.

What signifies

Your shams and lies?
Your jokes no more shall jeer ;

A license. bring,

And golden ring,
Or never more come near me.
For you have cheated silly Fan, fc.

FAIRFIELD.

Of aspect fair, and temper mild,

My Patty though you see;
When yet a babe, a sweeter child

Néer bless'd a parent's knee.
The infant flower, for tender care,

Cou'd ev'ry joy impart ;
But now a bramble proves, to tear

Her aged father's heart.

ACT THE THIRD.

FAIRFIELD.

Ere round the huge oak, that o'ershadows my mill,

The fond iry had dar'd to entwine ; Ere the church was a ruin, that nods on the hill,

Or a rvok built her nest on the pine ;

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