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In Praise of the Gallant Weavers
Verse 1: '[missing] Gentlemen; and listen well / to a Song I'm to endite, / [In] Praise of all the Weavers / how much do I delight? / [T]o speak forth what I think of them, / for they deserve the praise, / And of their works these Garments are, / which makes pride now a days.' The ballad was to be sung 'To its own proper new Tune'.

Praise of the Weavers
This ballad begins: 'O Vow was there ever seen, / So many Weavers stout and keen / With Cluted Coats and riven Shoon / at Geordie Malice Brithel.' The text preceeding it reads: 'TO THE / Praise of the Weavers / GIVING AN / Account of their behaviour at a Wedding in Elgin of Murray. / to its own proper Tune.'


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