EBBA 20039

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
A New-yeeres-gift for the Pope. / Come see the difference plainly decided, betweene Truth and Falshood / Not all the Popes Trinkets, which heere are brought forth, / Can ballance the Bible for weight, and true worth: / Your Bells, Beads and Crosses, you see will not doo't, / Or pull downe your Scale, with the Diuell to boot.
Date Published 1625?
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 1.62
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.62
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  Part 1
Title A New-yeeres-gift for the Pope. / Come see the difference plainly decided, betweene Truth and Falshood / Not all the Popes Trinkets, which heere are brought forth, / Can ballance the Bible for weight, and true worth: / Your Bells, Beads and Crosses, you see will not doo't, / Or pull downe your Scale, with the Diuell to boot.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Thomas, you cannot, &c.
First Lines ALl you that desirous are to behold / the difference twixt falshood and faith,
Refrain yet all is in vaine, they cannot, they cannot, / Yet all is in vaine they cannot. [with variations]
Album Page 1/2 sheet folio, 281 x 170
Condition all edges torn, creased, holed, uneven inking, all edges torn, ?cropped left edge
Ornament cast fleurons