Ceol na hÉireann / Irish Music, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 11

Ceol na hÉireann / Irish Music, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 11
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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Chairman, NPU
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Ceol na hÉireann / Irish Music
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12Ceol na hEireann Irish Music13The Trickster Tricked:A merry songThe Tune is, Let us away to the Bridal, &c.A REPORT is here lately arrivd,From the North it brings such a sad Story;That a Top-Presbyter robbd a Piper,Not much to his honour and glory:For Presbyter h was agoing,To see a young Couple engagd,And he over-took the poor Piper,With whom he was too much enragd;For ordring his Man to alight,And dismember the, harmless poor STROLER,He stripd him oPs musical Geer,As if hed been Lord High-comptroller.And, away rode the MASTER and MAN,Tifi the sight of the PIPER they lost;And left the poor Fellow to wail,And weep for his being thus crossd.As soon as they thought themselves private,Quoth MASTER to MAN, Let us t,yHow these implements may be made useCome gird em about me quickly:The Man being ready and willing,And nothing at Rogury more riper;Description on reverse of photograph: Forth-with tyd the Tackle to his MASTER,Jimmy ODonnell, Mayo & Brooklyn, N.Y. And so turnd Mass-JOHN to a PIPER.
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Ceol na hÉireann / Irish Music, Volume 1, Issue 1

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