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Early Modern Woodworking #5: Coopers v. Joyners

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Blog entry by naomi weiss posted 07-22-2010 05:39 PM 974 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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In this English folk-song (1681) coopers and joyners are compared and contrasted. Apparently, the cooper is ‘the man,’ as well as ‘the white boy’. Some of the lyrics could be oddly contemporary! But as the song progresses, the religious and political overtones of the time grow and become more humorous. I definitely need to check into the background. I wonder if this has anything to do with Stephen Colledge, alias: The Protestant Joyner…

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-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor



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#1 posted 07-22-2010 07:35 PM

;-)

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#2 posted 07-22-2010 08:45 PM

sorry Naomi
can´t open the vidio
Dennis

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#3 posted 07-26-2010 03:14 AM

Ha! That’s good stuff!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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