Here dwells a pretty maid (Anonymous)

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Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2005-11-29).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 330 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: One of three different naughty catches from the catch club

General Information

Title: Here dwells a pretty maid
Composer: Anonymous

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSS
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1710


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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Here dwells a pretty Maid whose Name is Sis,
You may come in and Kiss:
her hole, her hole,
her whole Estate is
sev'nteen Pence a Year; Yet
you may Kiss, you may Kiss,
you may Kiss her, if you come but near.