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THE BOOK

OF

POPULAR SONGS

EDITED

By J. E. CARPENTER,
AUTHOR OF "500 SOXGS AND BALLADS."

SERVANT.-He hath songs for man or woman, of all sizes ; no
milliner can so fit his customers with gloves.

PERDITA.-Forewarn him that he use no scurrilous words in his
tunes.

Clown.-You have of these pedlars that have more in 'em than
you'd think, sister.

SHAKSTBARE.-Winter's Tale.

LONDON:
G. ROUTLEDGE & CO., FARRINGDON STREET.
NEW YORK: 18, BEEKMAN STREET.

1858.

2.8.0.5. 215.

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PREFACE.

The present, like its companion volume, "The Book of Modern Songs,” will, it is hoped, be equally useful to the Vocalist as it will be acceptable to the admirers of Lyric Poetry. It has been the aim of the Editor to admit nothing into its pages that the most rigid moralist could object to, and at the same time to include as many Songs as have become deservedly popular as the space at his disposal would permit. The two volumes contain nearly Eight Hundred Songs—an offering at the shrine of Apollo that the most zealous of his devotees must consider sufficiently ample; still, should the hopes of Editor and Publishers be fulfilled, the reader may expect to meet them again with a further instalment towards the publication of a complete Library of British Song.

NOTTING Hill, Dec. 1857.

CONTENTS.

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