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Tady Blany, a new song

(22) Tady Blany, a new song

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          Tady Blany,

      A NEW SONG.

Sung by Mr. Banniſter in the En-
tertainment of the Touch Stone.

MY name's Tady Blany, I'll be bound
Neither man nor boy upon this ground
Full twenty years I've beat my round,
Crying, Vauxhall Watch !

My time it being a little ſhort.
To be ſure I have not had ſome ſport,
With the genteels that this place reſort,
Crying, &c.

Then of pretty damſels neat and tight,
Maccaronies, what a ſight !
Of a ſtar-light morn I've bid good night,
Crying, &c.

The ſpark replies, No one will ſee :
You are deceiv'd, my ſoul, ſaid ſhe,
There's that Iriſh thief, (meaning me)
Crying, &c.

Then I gets a thirteen not to talk,
And I gently ſteals t'wards the dark walk,
I then decamp no ſport to baulk,
Crying Vauxhall Watch.

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