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Musa Pedestris - Three Centuries of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes [1536 - 1896]   By: (1845?-1915?)

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"A beggar I'll be" (Anon 1660) "A Gage of Ben Rom Bouse" (Middleton and Dekker 1611) "A Hundred Stretches Hence" (G. W. Matsell 1859) 'Arry at a Political Picnic (T. Milliken 1884) Beggar's Curse, The (Thomas Dekker 1608) "Bing Out, Bien Morts" (Thomas Dekker 1612) Black Procession, The (Anon 1712) Blooming Æsthetic (Anon 1882) Bobby and His Mary (Anon 1826) Bould Yeoman, The (Pierce Egan 1842) Bridle cull and his little Pop gun (Pierce Egan 1842) Budg and Snudg Song, A (Anon 1676) Banter's Christening, The (G. Parker 1789) By blow of the Jug, The (Pierce Egan 1842) Cadger's Ball, The (Anon 1852) Canter's Serenade, The (Anon 1725) Chickaleary Cove, The (Vance 1864) "Come all you Buffers Gay" (Anon 1760) Coster's Serenade, The (A. Chevalier 1894) Culture in the Slums (W. E. Henley 1887) Dashy Splashy . . . little Stringer, The (Leman Rede 1841) "Dear Bill This Stone Jug" (Anon 1857) Double Cross, The (W. H. Ainsworth 1834) Faker's New Toast, The (Bon Gualtier 1841) Flashey Joe (R. Morley 1826) Flashman of St. Giles, The (Anon 1790) Frisky Moll's Song (J. Harper 1724) Game of High Toby, The (W. H. Ainsworth 1834) Happy Pair, The (G. Parker 1789) High Pad's Boast, The (J. Fletcher 1625) High Pad's Frolic, The (Leman Rede 1841) Housebreaker's Song, The (G. W. M. Reynolds 1838) Jack Flashman (Pierce Egan 1842) Lag's Lament, The (H. T. R. 1829) Leary Man, The (Ducange Anglicus 185?) Leary Mot, A (Anon 1811) Masqueraders, The (G. Parker 1789) Maunder's Initiation, The (J. Fletcher 1625) Maunder's Praise of his Strowling Mort, The (Anon 1707) Maunder's Wooing, The (S. Rowlands 1610) Merry Beggars, The (R. Brome 1641) Milling Match, The (T. Moore 1819) Miss Dolly Trull (Pierce Egan 1842) Mort's Drinking Song, A (R. Brome 1641) My Mother (Bon Gualtier 1841) My mugging maid (J. Bruton 1826) "Nix my Doll, Pals, Fake Away" (W. Harrison Ainsworth 1834) Nutty Blowen, The (Bon Gualtier 1841) Oath of the Canting Crew, The (R. Goadby 1749) On the Prigging Lay (H. T. R. 1829) Our Little Nipper (A. Chevalier 1893) Pickpocket's Chaunt, The (W. Maginn 1829) Plank bed Ballad, A (G. R. Sims 1888) Poor Luddy (T. Dibdin 1826) Potato Man, The (Anon 1775) "Retoure my dear Dell" (Anon 1725) Rhyme of the Rusher (Doss Chiderdoss 1892) Rhymes of the Canting Crew (R. Copland 1536) Rondeau of the Knock, The (G. R. Sims 1890) "Rum Coves that Relieve Us" (H. Baumann 1887) Rum Mort's Praise of her Faithless Maunder, The (Anon 1707) Sandman's Wedding, The (G. Parker 1789) Slang Pastoral, A (R. Tomlinson 1780) Song of the Beggar, The (Anon 1620) Song of the Young Prig, The (Anon 1810 9) Sonnets for the Fancy: I. Education. II. Progress. III. Triumph (Pierce Egan 1824) "The Faking Boy to the Crap is Gone" (Bon Gualtier 1841) The Night before Larry was stretched (W. Maher 1816) Thieves' Chaunt, The (W. H. Smith 1836) Tottie (G. R. Sims 1887) "Towre Out, Ben Morts" (S. Rowlands 1610) True Bottom'd Boxer, The (J. Jones 1825) Vain Dreamer, The (Anon 1725) Villon's Good Night (W. E. Henley 1887) Villon's Straight Tip (W. E. Henley 1887) "When my Dimber Dell I Courted" (Anon 1725) "Wot Cher" (A. Chevalier 1892) "Ye Scamps, ye Pads, ye Divers" (Messink 1781) "Ya Hip, my Hearties!" (Gregson 1819)


Ainsworth, W. Harrison Anonymous Baumann, Heinrich Bon Gualtier Brome, Richard Bruton, James Chevalier, Albert Copland, Robert Dekker, Thomas Dibdin, Thomas Doss Chiderdoss Ducange Anglicus Egan, Pierce Fletcher, John Goadby, Robert Gregson Harper, J. Henley, W. Ernest H. T. R. Jones, J. Maginn, William Maher, Will Matsell, G. W. Messink Middleton, Thomas Milliken, T. Moore, Thomas Morley, R. Parker, George Rede, Leman Reynolds, G. W. M. Rowlands, Samuel Sims, G. R. Smith, W. H. Tomlinson, R... Continue reading book >>

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