Cavalier Ballad; From a Collection of Loyal Songs, 1610 to 1660
Undone! undone! the lawyers cry,|
They ramble up and down;
We know not the way to Westminster
Now Charing-Cross is down.
Now fare thee well, old Charing-Cross,
Then fare thee well, old stump;
It was a thing set up by a King,
And so pull'd down by the rump.
2. And when they came to the bottom of the Strand
3. The Parliament did vote it down
4. Some letters about this Cross were found,|
Or else it might been freed;
But I dare say, and safely swear,
It could neither write nor read.
5. The Whigs they do affirm and say
6. This cursed Rump-rebellious crew,
7. Now, Whigs, I would advise you all,
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