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Across the fields one sweet May morn (First Line)
Across the fields the other morn (First Line)
Across the plains of Egypt and (First Line)
Across the seas oh what a spree (First Line)
A crotchet comes into my mind (First Line)
A cruel act of murder dread (First Line)
A cruel and inhuman murder (First Line)
Act on the square (Title)
Act on the square boys (Title)
A cuckhold by consent: or The frollick miller that inticed a maid (Title)
A cuckold in querpo (Title)
A cunning gossip caught in a trap (Title)
A cur[e] for the heart-ache (Title)
a cure for the world (Title)
A curious and serious affair that took place near this town between a married couple (Title)
A curious description of the manners and customs of the age (Title)
A curious love letter addressd to the cook-maid and left on a table at a celebrated chop & eating-house not far from the Royal Exchange (Title)
A curious tale I now will disclose (First Line)
A curly headed plough boy five years ago was I (First Line)
A curly headed ploughboy five years ago was I (First Line)
A curly-headed plough boy five years ago was I (First Line)
A curly-headed ploughboy five years ago was I (First Line)
A curse on the zealous and ignorant crew (First Line)
A dainty cove is our old tom cat (First Line)
A dainty new dialogue (Title)

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