Bunting - A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 54

Bunting - A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 54
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periodical Publisher
Clementi & Co., London, 1809
periodical Editor
Edward Bunting
periodical Title
Bunting - A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland
volume Number
1
issue Content
OROURKES NOBLE FARE WILL NEER BE FORGOT.PROM A LITERAL TRANSLATION OP THE ORIGINAL IRISH,BY DEAN SWIFT.ORoURKEs noble fare will neer be forgotBy those who were there, or those who were not;His revels to keep, we sup and we dineOn even score sheep, fat bullocks, and swine;Usquebagh to our feast in pails is brought up,A hundred at least, and a madder our cup.Come, harper, strike up! but first, by your favour,Boy, give us a cup!Ah, this has some savour!ORourkes jolly boys neer dreamt of the matter,Till rousd by the noise and musical clatter;They dance in a round, cutting capers and ramping,A mercy the ground did not burst with their stamping.Bring straw for our bed, shake it down to the feet,Then over us spread the winnowing sheet;To shew I dont flinch, fill the bowl up again,Then give us a pinch of your sneeshin a yean.Good Lord, what a-sight! after all their good cheerFor people to fight in the midst of their beer IYou churl, I maintain, my father built Lusk,The castle of Slane, and Carrick Drumrusk.The Earl of Kildare, and Moynalta his brother,As great as they are, I was nursd by their mother:Ask that of old madam, shell tell you whos whoAs far up as Adam, she knows it is true.
issue Number
1
page Number
54
periodical Author
Edward Bunting
issue Publication Date
1809-01-01T00:00:00
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Bunting - A General Collection of the Ancient Music of Ireland