Here's a Health to All Good Lasses
DESCRIPTION: "Here's a health to all good lasses, Pledge it merrily, fill your glasses, Let a bumper toast go round, May they live a life of pleasure, Without mixture, without measure, For with them true joys are found"
EARLIEST DATE: 1824 (_The Lyre_); before 1839 (broadside, Bodleian Johnson Ballads 2996)
KEYWORDS: love drink nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Williams-Thames, p. 52, "Here's a Health to All Good Lasses" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 340)
ADDITIONAL: The Lyre (Edinburgh, 1824 ("Digitized by Google")), p. 149, "Glee" ("Here's a health to all good lasses") (1 text)
Bodleian, Johnson Ballads 2996, "Here's a Health to All Good Lasses" ("Here's a health to all good lasses") , J. Catnach (London), 1813-1838; also Firth b.27(104), Firth b.27(125) [some words illegible], Johnson Ballads fol. 412 View 2 of 2, Harding B 11(4161), Harding B 17(126b), Firth b.34(275) View 2 of 2, Harding B 11(3143), "Here's a Health to All Good Lasses"; Firth b.26(541), "Glee"
NOTES: Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 340 is assigned to both "Here's a Health to All Good Lasses" and "Come, Ye Friends of a Social Life"; 341 appears not to have been assigned. The editor has been notified (11/28/2009). - BS
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