EBBA ID: 21164

Magdalene College - Pepys 3.152
 
The English Fortune-Teller. / Being a brief direction to shun all strife, / A brief instruction how to chuse a Wife; / Whereby a man may lead a happy life. / It shews a difference in womans qualities, / By colour of their hair, both face & eyes.
Date Published 1681-1684
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Imprint Printed for J. Wright, J. Clarke,/ W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.152
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.152
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Title The English Fortune-Teller. / Being a brief direction to shun all strife, / A brief instruction how to chuse a Wife; / Whereby a man may lead a happy life. / It shews a difference in womans qualities, / By colour of their hair, both face & eyes.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, Ragged and torn, &c.
First Lines YOu young=men that want skill in wooing, / and if you desire to be wed,
Refrain But chiefly I'd wish you beware, / of a wench with a rowling eye: / For she that will cozen and swear, / will also dissemble and lye. [stanzas 1-9]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 210 x 306
Condition cropped bottom edge, torn top left corner, holed and damaged surface
Ornament vertical rule