EBBA 21176

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Loving Mistress, / AND / The WANTON CLERK. / The Mistress and the Maid would try, / If Will between them both could lie / And not with them the Wanton play, / Of this they did a wager lay, / He to be wanton did begin, / So they the VVager thought to win.
Date Published 1662-1692 ?
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Imprint London, Printed for J. Conyers, an[d]/ are to be had at his Shop at/ the Black Raven a little a-/ bove St. Andrews Church/ in Holborn.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.164
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.164
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  Part 1
Title The Loving Mistress, / AND / The WANTON CLERK. / The Mistress and the Maid would try, / If Will between them both could lie / And not with them the Wanton play, / Of this they did a wager lay, / He to be wanton did begin, / So they the VVager thought to win.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, A fig for France, or, The Country Farmer, or, Where's my Shepherd.
First Lines A Lawyer in our Town did dwell, / who lov'd his Wife exceeding well,
Refrain And him she called wanton Will. [with variations]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 200 x 334
Condition cropped right edge, torn top edge
Ornament vertical rule and cast fleurons