Peep at the coronation
Peep at the
At home in our village when we'd done our daily
The barber every night would read the news to each
I heard it all & did not stay for fathers approbation
But started up to Lunnun town to see the Coro-
nation. (quite fluster'd,
Well, there I got and just at first I felt myself
To see all round Westminster such lots of people
But howsomdever in the crowd I got myself a
And there I waited anxiously to see the Ceronation
Some how a soldier's prancing horse he took fright
at a dandy, (and randy'
And gallop'd in among the crowd so frolicksome
I was carried off my legs shoved on the elevation
So I got a seat for nothing to see the Coronation.
I sat myself down very still nobody came to rout
I slily cast my eyes upon the Ladies sound about
The sun shone down so hot, they were in pres-
It melted all their red and white at the famous
Just at the moment I deciare procession it wur
beginning, a grinning.
I seed dukes bishops, trumpeters, & ranky lords
I simply ax'd which wur the King, a man with
Says, 'you're, a pretty fool to come to see a
At last the King himself did come drest up so fine
oh dear me, (near me,
I never in all my life before had bad a King so
So graciously he made a bow to me & congregation
So I wur taken notice of at famous Coronation.
When this wur done I thought thinks I, I've seed
all that I can see. (my fancy.'
So out I got and then I found, I had paid dear for
I'd lost a sovereign & my purse & on examination
My watch which never did go before did go at
Now tho's I've lost my money by some theif my
pockets fumbling (to grumbling;
You maunt suppose that ever I do give my mind
I lift the sight so well that without the least
I'd lose another Sovereign to see another
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