EBBA 20087

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The honest plaine dealing Porter: / Who once was a rich man, but now tis his lot, / To proue that need will make the old wife trot.
Date Published 1630?
Author Martin Parker
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Imprint Printed at London for F. Coules, dwelling at/ the vpper end of the Old Baily.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.194, 1.195
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.194-195
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleThe honest plaine dealing Porter: / Who once was a rich man, but now tis his lot, / To proue that need will make the old wife trot.The second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of the Maids A.B.C.The same Tune.
First LinesYOu who haue beene rich heretofore, / and by ill fates are now grown poore,SUch pleasure in my worke I find, / that I liue more content in mind,
RefrainFor need will make the old wife trot. [with variations]Though need doth make the old wife trot. [with variations]
Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 283 x 1611/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 286 x 158
Conditioncropped top edge, damaged surface, uneven inkingcropped right edge, uneven inking
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons