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Magdalene College - Pepys 1.475
 
Old Christmass Returnd, / Or, Hospitality REVIVED. / Being a Looking-glass for rich Misers, wherein they may see (if they be not blind) / how much they are too blame for their penurious house-keeping, and likewise / an incouragement to those noble-minded Gentry, who lay out a great part of / their Estates in Hospitality, relieving such persons as have need thereof. / Who feasts the Poor a true reward shall find / Or helps the old, the Feeble, lame and blind.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 1.475
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.474-475
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Title Old Christmass Returnd, / Or, Hospitality REVIVED. / Being a Looking-glass for rich Misers, wherein they may see (if they be not blind) / how much they are too blame for their penurious house-keeping, and likewise / an incouragement to those noble-minded Gentry, who lay out a great part of / their Estates in Hospitality, relieving such persons as have need thereof. / Who feasts the Poor a true reward shall find / Or helps the old, the Feeble, lame and blind.
Tune Imprint Tune of The Delights of the Bottle,
First Lines ALL you that to Feasting and mirth are inclin'd, / Come here is good news for to pleasure your mind,
Refrain Then come boyes and welcome, for dyet the chief / Plumb pudding, Goose, Capon, minc't pies & Roast beef. [with variations]
Album Page single sheet oblong folio, pasted across 2 pages, 246 x 287
Condition cropped right edge, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rule