Villagers With Pitchforks

The flaming torches were delayed in transit, sorry.

Friday, June 11, 2004

Have you seen this woman?

Ballad, “A Remedy for the Greensickness”
17th century, British Isles

A Handsom buxom Lass
lay panting in her bed
She lookt as green as grass
and mournfully she said
Except I have some lusty lad
to ease me of my pain
I cannot live
I sigh and grieve
My life I now disdain.

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