Quoth John to Joan, wilt thou have me?|
I prythee now, wilt? and I'ze marry with thee,
My cow, my calf, my house, my rents,
And all my lands and tenements:
Oh, say, my Joan, will not that do?
I cannot come every day to woo.
2. I've corn and hay in the barn hard by,
3. I have a cheese upon the shelf,|
And I cannot eat it all myself;
I've three good marks that lie in a rag,
In the nook of the chimney, instead of a bag.
4. To marry I would have thy consent,
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