One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid (James Hook)
- (Posted 2012-01-10) CPDL #25325:
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Title: One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid
Composer: James Hook
Description: This catch gained Hook a prize medal from the Catch Club in 1772.
Original text and translations
One morning, Dame Turner's brisk maid Betty Dyer
Was laid on her back and son Johnny stood by her;
His mother saw all and roar'd out "Oh burn her. John Turner".
When John to his mother cried "No, no, Oh fie,
She lies very well, I'll not turn her, not I".