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

Sir Harry. Come, sha'n't we all salute?-_With your leave, my lord, I'll

Lady S. Sir Harry!

AIR.

Lord A. Yield who will to forms a murtyr,

While, unawed by idle shame,
Pride for happiness I barter,

Heedless of the million's blame.
Thus with love my arms I quarter ;

Women graced in nature's frame,
Every privilege, by charter,

Hare a right from man to claim.
Theod. Eased of doubts and fears presaging,

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

Dures 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 !
Sir Harry. Dad, but this is wondrous pretty,

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

Though 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 divined:
Women want not merit-dare one

Hope discerning men to find.

Giles.

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.
Laugh’d at, slighted, circumvented,
And exposed for

folks to seet,
'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. [Exeunt.

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ADDITIONAL AIRS,

SOMETIMES INTRODUCED.

ACT THE SECOND.

GILES.

Gadzooks! there's such gig, and nice rig, on the lawn,
Little Sal for a partner would 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 ;

Polly jigs it with Roger,

Blithe Betty with Cudden :
And Cudden's a codger

Won't tire of a sudden :
Though Tim of the valley,
· So nimble when tipsy,
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 perjured mar,

Though now so false and cruel.

Whene'er we'd meet,

With kisses sweet,
And speeches soft you won me;

The huwthorn bush

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

What signifies

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

A license bring,

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

FAIRFIELD.

Of aspect fair, and temper mild,

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

Ne'er blest a parent's knee.
The infant flower, for tender care,

Cou'd every 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 ivy had dared to entwine ;
Ere the church was a ruin, that nods on the hill,

Or a rook built her nest on the pine;

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