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"Bu aw're loike for t' com back, so aw ventur't my ride, Wonst moor, up' o' th' mersy o' steum ; -Ther'n a gentlemon's pleck, so aw crop i' to insoide, For a shillin' - wheer nobdy con see 'um.":- apparently the hero paid a shilling for seat in a covered carriage for his return journey; implying that he was previously in an open carriage; the sixpenny fare of the title. An inference supported by the earlier lines "When ther' coom such a blaych o' cowd wind; / Then aw gript fast to th' side, bur my hat it went o'er".


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