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Martyn Parker (or Martin) (1600 – 1656)

English ballad writer, and probably a London tavern-keeper.
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Martyn Parker (or Martin)
When the stormy winds do blow.
Parker quotes
Ye gentlemen of England
That live at home at ease,
Ah! little do you think upon
The dangers of the seas.
In ancient times all things were cheape
'Tis good to look before you leape
When come is ripe 'tis time to reape.

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