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The beggars chorus, in the Jovial crew

Richard Brome

The beggars chorus, in the Jovial crew

To an excellent new tune

by Richard Brome

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Published by Printed for J. Walter, at the Golden Ball in Pyecorner in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesJovial crew
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2453:8
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15436074M

One day as he lay dying, the king visited him. Despise that shrimp, that wither'd imp, With a' his noise an' cap'rin; An' take a share with those that bear The budget and the apron! He approached the guard at the gate. But hurchin Cupid shot a shaft, That play'd a dame a shavie — The fiddler rak'd her, fore and aft, Behint the chicken cavie. Brome exploits the traditional equation of "strolling players" with vagabonds, by letting his vagabonds function as actors.

Justice Clack is portrayed as a dictatorial windbag. Of all the occupations, A beggar's life's the best; For whene'er he's weary, He'll lay him down and rest. But the godly old chaplain left him in the lurch; The sword I forsook for the sake of the church: He ventur'd the soul, and I risked the body, 'Twas then I proved false to my sodger laddie. I ance was tied up like a stirkFor civilly swearing and quaffin; I ance was abus'd i' the kirkFor towsing a lass i' my daffin.

Performance[ edit ] The title page of the first edition states that the play debuted at the Cockpit Theatre in Drury Lane in Perhaps not much, especially after the Restoration of the monarchy in One day as he lay dying, the king visited him. Refrain: 7. Liberty's a glorious feast! Inthe duo rewrote the song for their live album, Life and Limb.


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The beggars chorus, in the Jovial crew book

The beggar saw the sad look on the king's face when he looked at the small bundle of rags by the bed. Here's our ragged brats and callets, One and all cry out, Amen!

Tho' Fortune sair upon him laid, His heart, she ever miss'd it. Wi' hand on hainch, and upward e'e, He croon'd his gamut, one, two, three, Then in an arioso key, Set off wi' allegretto glee His giga solo.

In raptures sweet, this hour we meet, Wi' mutual love an' a' that; But for how lang the flie may stang, Let inclination law that. Bellowhead sing A-Begging I Will Go Of all the trades in England the begging is the best For when a beggar's tired he can lay him down and rest Chorus repeated after each verse : And a-beggin' I will go And a-beggin' I will go I've a pocket for my oatmeal, another for my salt With my little crutches you should see how I can bolt There's patches on my coat and on my right eye too When it comes to pretty girls I can see as well The beggars chorus you My trousers are all ragged and my heart is free from care If I can eat and drink m'boys my backside can go bare There's a bed for me in every town and I've no rent to pay There's many a right and willing lass I've bedded in the hay I've got no tax to pay and I heed no master's bell Who would be a king when a beggar does so well?

Martin wants to marry Amie himself, though she sours on the idea as she travels with him and learns more of his character. Sae merrily's the banes we'll pyke, An' sun oursel's about the dyke; An' at our leisure, when ye like, We'll whistle owre the lave o't.

People who hate it and are repulsed by it are still moved by it, because it is so emotional and there is no way to understand it or put it into a safe context.

Chorus Sing hey my in the Jovial crew book John Highlandman! They have disguised themselves in the clothing of the common people, and travelled toward Hearty's country estate — though they are pursued by Clack's son Oliver and by beadles and other officers.

Tho' Fortune sair upon him laid, His heart, she ever miss'd it. The earliest printed version listed is Playford's Choyce Ayres, printed inwith almost identical verses to those still sung in places in England today. Recitativo Poor Merry-Andrew, in the neuk, Sat guzzling wi' a tinkler-hizzie; They mind't na wha the chorus teuk, Between themselves they were sae busy: At length, wi' drink an' courting dizzy, He stoiter'd up an' made a face; Then turn'd an' laid a smack on Grizzie, Syne tun'd his pipes wi' grave grimace.

They banish'd him beyond the sea. Yet Brome goes farther in A Jovial Crew than most dramatists of his era ever dared. Amie has fled from the home of her uncle and guardian, Justice Clack, to avoid an arranged marriage with the ridiculous Talboy; she is escorted by the justice's clerk Martin, Hearty's nephew.

In raptures sweet, this hour we meet, Wi' mutual love an' a' that; But for how lang the flie may stang, Let inclination law that. In turn, the great success of Gay's work may have inspired the adaptation of A Jovial Crew into a similar ballad opera comparable to a modern musical : inMatthew ConcanenEdward Roome, and Sir William Yonge produced their adaptation, The Jovial Crew.

And now I have liv'd-I know not how long, And still I can join in a cup and a song; But whilst with both hands I can hold the glass steady, Here's to thee, my hero, my sodger laddie. Oldrents is distressed to find that his daughters have left home; but Hearty prevails upon him to persist in his efforts to be cheerful.

The first of my loves was a swaggering blade, To rattle the thundering drum was his trade; His leg was so tightand his cheek was so ruddy, Transported I was with my sodger laddie. Then who would be a King, when beggars live so well. With his philibeg an' tartan plaid, An' guid claymore down by his side, The ladies' hearts he did trepan, My gallant, braw John Highlandman.

Oliver, chasing Amie, meets Rachel and Meriel; he is attracted to them, and propositions them. He was succeeded in his business by his son, another Henry Brome; Plomer, p. I never drank the Muses' stank, Castalia's burn, an' a' that; But there it streams an' richly reams, My Helicon I ca' that.

At kirns an' weddins we'se be there, An' O sae nicely's we will fare! They dart across my path-but lo, Each ready with a plaintive whine!Listen free to The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet (Sympathy for the Devil, No Expectations and more).

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