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(32) New jockey

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            New JOCKEY.

               A new Song

               Sung At Vaux - Hall.

MY Laddie is gang'd far away o'er the plain,
While in ſorrow behind I am forc'd to
remain,

Tho' blue bells and violets the hedges adorn,
Tho' trees are in bloſſom and ſweet blows the
thorn,

No pleaſure they give me, in vain they look gay,
There's nothing can pleaſe me now Jockey's
away.

Forlorn I ſit ſinging, and this is my ſtrain,
Haſte, haſte, my dear Jockey ; haſte, haſte, my
dear Jockey,
Haſte, haſte, my dear Jockey, to me back again.

When the lads and the laſſes are on the green met,
They dance and they ſing, they laugh, and they
chat,
Contented and happy with hearts full of glee,
I can't without envy their merriment ſee ;
Theſe paſtimes offend me, my ſhepherd's not
there,

No pleaſure I reliſh that Jockey don't ſhare,
It makes me to ſigh, I from tears ſcarce refrain,
I wiſh my dear Jockey, I wiſh my dear Jockey,
I wiſh my dear Jockey return'd back again.

But hope ſhall ſuſtain me, nor will I deſpair,
He promis'd he would in a fortnight be here ;
O fond expectation, my wiſhes I'll feaſt,
For love my dear Jockey to Jenny will haſte :
Then farewell each care, and adieu each vain ſigh,
Who'll then be ſo bleſt or ſo happy as I,
I'll ſing o'er the meadows and alter my ſtrain,
When Jockey returns, when Jockey returns,
When Jockey returns to me back again.

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