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score 1 2 [ S T ] V:1 clef=treble name=1 V:2 clef=bass name=2 K:G V:1 z/2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z3/2 G/2 | B3/4 A/4 G/2 F/2 | w:Well met my bro-ther V:2 z/2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | w: % V:1 G3/2 G/2 | A3/4 A/4 A/2 A/2 | B B/2 A/2 | G F | (E/2F/2G/2) A/2 | (B2 | w:friend, all at this high-way ri-ding so simp-ly all ~ ~ a-lone V:2 z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | % V:1 B) (B/2 c/2) | d3/4 c/4 B/2 A/2 | G G | A/2 G/2 A/2 B/2 | B3/2 A/2 | w:~ I ~ pray you tell to me what may your cal-ling be, Or V:2 z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | w: % V:1 (B3/4c/4) B/2 A/2 | G F | E z | z2 | z2 | z2 | w:are ~ you a ser-ving-man? V:2 z2 | z2 | z2 | z G, | D,3/4 E,/4 D,/2 C,/2 | B,,3/2 A,,/2 | w:O why my bro-ther dear what % V:1 z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | w: V:2 G,,3/4 A,,/4 B,,/2 C,/2 | D,3/2 D,/2 | E, E,/2 E,/2 | D, D,/2 C,/2 | (B,2 | B,) z/2 A,,/2 | w:makes you to en-quire. Of a-ny such thing as my hand ~ But % V:1 z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | z2 | W: V:2 G,,/2 G,,/2 G,,/2 G,,/2 | G,3/2 E,/2 | D,/2 D,/2 D,/2 B,,/2 | D,3/2 B,,/2 | C,/2 C,/2 C,/2 A,,/2 | w:since you are so fain then I will tell you plain I am a down-right % % V:1 z2 | z2 | z z/2 B/2 | B/2 B/2 B/2 B/2 | g3/2 e/2 | d/2 d/2 d/2 d/2 | w:I pray you tell to me what may your cal-ling V:2 B,,D, | G,, z | z z/2 G,/2 | G,/2 G,/2 G,/2 G,/2 | G,3/2 A,/2 | D,/2 D,/2 D,/2 D,/2 | w:hus-band-man. But since you are so fain, then I will tell you % V:1 d3/2 B/2 | (c/2 d/2) e/2 c/2 | B A | E z | z z/2 |] w:be, or are ~ you are ser-ving-man? V:2 D,3/2 G,,/2 | A,,/2 B,,/2 C,/2 A,,/2 | D, D, | G,, z | z z/2 |] w:plain, I am a down-right hus-band-man. % W: W:Servingman: W:Well met, my brother friend, all at this highway end, W:So simple all alone, as you can, W:I pray you tell to me, what may your calling be, W:Are you not a servingman? W: W:Husbandman: W:No, no, my brother dear, what makes you to inquire W:Of any such a thing at my hand? W:Indeed I shall not feign, but I will tell you plain, W:I am a downright husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:If a husbandman you be, then go along with me, W:And quickly you shall see out of hand, W:How in a little space I will help you to a place, W:Where you may he a servingman. W:Husbandman: W:Kind sir I turn you thanks for your intelligence, W:These things I receive at your hand; W:Put something pray now show, that first I may plainly know W:The pleasures of a servingman. W: W:Servingman: W:Why a servingman has pleasure beyond all sort of measure, W:With his hawk on his fist, as he does stand; W:For the game that he does kill, and the meat that does him fill, W:Are pleasures for the servingman. W: W:Husbandman: W:And my pleasure's more than that, to see my oxen fat, W:And a good stock of hay by them stand; W:My plowing and my sowing, my reaping and my mowing, W:Are pleasures for the husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:Why it is a gallant thing to ride out with a king, W:With a lord, duke, or any such man; W:To hear the horns to blow, and see the hounds all in a row, W:That is pleasure for the servingman. W: W:Husbandman: W:But my pleasure's more I know, to see my corn to grow, W:So thriving all over my land; W:And, therefore, I do mean, with my plowing with my team, W:To keep myself a husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:Why the diet that we eat is the choicest of all meat, W:Such as pig, goose, capon, and swan; W:Our pastry is so fine, we drink sugar in our wine, W:That is living for the servingman. W: W:Husbandman: W:Talk not of goose nor capon, give me good beef or bacon, W:And good bread and cheese, now at hand; W:With pudding, brawn, and souse, all in a farmer's house, W:That is living for the husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:Why the clothing that we wear is delicate and rare, W:With our coat, lace, buckles, and band; W:Our shirts are white as milk, and our stockings they are silk, W:That is clothing for a servingman. W: W:Husbandman: W:But I value not a hair your delicate fine wear, W:Such as gold is laced upon; W:Give me a good grey coat, and in my purse a groat, W:That is clothing for the husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:Kind sir I it would be bad if none could be had W:Those tables for to wait upon; W:There is no lord, duke, nor squire, nor member for the shire, W:Can do without a servingman. W:Husbandman: W:But, Jack it would be worse if there was none of us W:To follow the plowing of the land; W:There is neither king, lord, nor squire, nor member for the shire, W:Can do without the husbandman. W: W:Servingman: W:Kind sir I must confess`t, and I humbly protest W:I will give you the uppermost hand; W:Although your labour's painful, and mine it so very gainful, W:I wish I were a husbandman. W: W:Husbandman: W:So come now, let us all, both great as well as small, W:Pray for the grain of our land; W:And let us, whatsoever, do all our best endeavor, W:For to maintain the good husbandman.

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