Henry Harington
(1727 - 1816)

Harington : Merry Peg : illustration

Merry Peg
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Songs, duets and other compositions by Doctor Harington of Bath never before published. Studio fallente laborem. London. Printed for the author & sold by the engraver E. Riley No. 8 Strand J. Preston No. 97 Strand Lintern's Bath &c. 1800.
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer

I gave her pig and I gave her pie,
And I gave her punch and perry,
And Peggy grew wonderful merry.

I pledged her twice,
And she pledged me thrice,
And at last we both were merry.

She prattled and tattled;
Her little tongue never was weary.