|Title||The merry merry Milke Maids|
|History|| One of the verses in "The Milkemaid's Life" describes an 18th century|
May Day custom in which the milkmaids and the sweeps dance in the
street with a garland.
|Words|| Upon the first of May, with garlands fresh and gay|
With mirth and
music sweet, for such a season meet
They pass their time
They dance away sorrow, and all the day thorow
Their legs do
They nimbly their feet to ply
And bravely try the
In honour o' th' milking pail, in honour ...
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