EBBA ID: 20708

Magdalene College - Pepys 2.84-85
 
A new Ballad; Declaring the Excellent Parable of the Prodigal Child.
Date Published 1656
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Imprint London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 2.84, 2.85
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.84-85
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleA new Ballad; Declaring the Excellent Parable of the Prodigal Child.The Second Part, shewing the great Misery he endured, being constrained through Hunger to eat with / the Hogs, and how his Merciful Father received him again.
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, The Wanton Wife.To the same Tune.
First LinesTHere was a grave man, both wealthy & wise, / Two Sons had both proper and tall,THen was he brought to misery great, / His garments all ragged & torn you might see
RefrainYoung-men remember delights are but vain, / And after sweet pleasure comes sorrow and pain.Young-men remember delights are but vain, / And after sweet pleasure comes sorrow and pain.
Album Pagesingle sheet oblong folio, pasted across 2 pages, 278 x ?340
Conditionuneven inking
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