Quotation by unknown author

It's of a rich squire in Bristol doth dwell,
There are ladies of honour that love him well,
But all was in vain, in vain was said,
For he was in love with a charming milkmaid.
Unknown. Squire and Milkmaid; or, Blackberry Fold (l. 1–4). . .

Oxford Book of English Traditional Verse, The. Frederick Woods, ed. (1983) Oxford University Press.
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