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Title: A history of vagrants and vagrancy, and beggars and begging;
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: Ribton-Turner, C. J. (Charles James)
Subjects: Tramps Begging Poor laws
Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall
Contributing Library: University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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e, rising, rejoicing, Between his twa Deborahs,Looks round him, an found themImpatient for the chorus. I. See the smoking bowl before us, Mark our jovial, ragged ring !Round and round take up the Chorus, And in raptures let us sing.— Chorus. A fig for those by law protected ! Libertys a glorioiLS feast ICourts for cowards were erected Churches built to please the priest. II. What is title, what is treasure, What is reputations care ?If we lead a life of pleasure, Tis no matter hoiv or where. A fig, <Sbc. 1 A whisky house at Mauchline kept by Agnes Gibson, whose nicknamewas Poosie (Pussy) Nansie. 2 Frolic. 3 Superfluous rags. 4 Made noisy mirth. 5 A circular iron plate for baking cakes over the fire. 6 Next. 7 Female companion. 8 Whisky (uisge-beatha, water of life). 9 Tipsy woman. 10 The other. 11 Energetic, vigorous. 12 Mouth. 13 A plate for receiving alms. 14 A man who travels the country with his wares on the back of a horse orass. 15 Loose. 16 Choose. THE SOLDIER AND HIS DOXY
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AND BEGGARS AND BEGGING. 633 in. With the ready trick and fable, Eound we wander all the day ;And at night, in barn or stable, Hug our doxies on the hay. A fig, dbc. IV. Does the train-attended carriage Thro the country lighter rove ?Does the sober bed of marriage Witness brighter scenes of love ? A fig, Sc. v. Life is all a variorum. We regard not how it goes ;Let them cant about decorum Who have character to lose. * A fig, dec. VI. Heres to budgets, bags, and wallets Heres to all the wandering train !Heres our ragged Brats and ColletsOne and all cry out, Amen !A fig for those by law protected, Libertys a glorious feast!Courts for cowards were erected,Churches built to please the priest. Beggars and Vagrant Impostors.1796. From The Olio : Sketches of the Times, by Francis Grose, 1796.Beggars. There is not a greater reproach to the police of this town, than the numberof beggars with which every street swarms. Besides the regular stands, whichmay, in the military sense, be considered a

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