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It's of a rich squire in Bristol doth dwell,
There are ladies of honour that love him well,
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Literary tradition is full of lies about poverty--the jolly beggar, the poor but happy milkmaid, the wholesome diet of porridge, e ...
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
That milkmaid's lot is better than mine, and her life merrier.
It's better to be honest if ever so poor,
For he's made her his lady instead of his whore.
And they both went a walking to Blackberry Fold.
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