William Stevenson

(1530 - 1575 / England)

William Stevenson Poems

1. Back and Side go Bare 1/1/2004
2. Jolly Good Ale and Old 1/3/2003

Jolly Good Ale and Old

Back and side go bare, go bare,
Both foot and hand go cold;
But, belly, God send thee good ale enough,
Whether it be new or old.

I cannot eat but little meat,
My stomach is not good;
But sure I think that I can drink
With him that wears a hood.

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