Cavalier Ballad; From the Loyal Garland, 1686
Come, drawer, some wine,|
Or we'll pull down the sign,
For we are all jovial compounders;
We'll make the house ring
With healths to our King,
And confusion light on his confounders.
2. Since former committee
3. And next, whoe'er sees,|
We'll drink on our knees
To the King; may he thirst that repines:
A fig for those traytors
That look to our waters,
They have nothing to do with our wines.
4. And next here's three bowls
5. And may they be found|
In all to abound,
Both with Heaven and the country's anger;
May they never want fractions,
Doubts, fears, and distractions,
Till the gallows-tree frees them from danger.
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