From Cornwall, from Deuteromelia, 1609
As it fell on a holy day,|
And upon a holy tide, a,
John Dory bought him an ambling nag
To Paris for to ride, a.
2. And when John Dory to Paris was come
3. The first man that John Dory did meet
4. A pardon, a pardon, my liege and my king,
5. And Nicholl was then a Cornish man,|
A little beside Bohyde, a,
And he manned forth a good black bark
With fifty good oars on a side, a.
6. Run up, my boy, unto the maintop,
7. They hoist their salis both top and top,
8. The roaring cannons then were plied,
9. The grappling hooks were brought at length,|
The brown bill and the sword, a;
John Dory at length, for all his strength,
Was clapped fast under board, a.
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