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Michaelmas term the citizens kind welcome to country-men, that from all parts of the land come hither about their needless occasions (needful I mean), with a description of the seasons and manners of the people therein imployed : to the tune of The rambling clerk.

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Published by Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright in [London] .
Written in English


  • Ballads, English -- 17th century.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCitizens kind welcome to country-men., Rambling clerk.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1729:14.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21825112M

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