EBBA 21222

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
Innocent Shepherd and the Crafty Wife / Or, A Dialogue between a Shepherd and his Love. / Brethren, see here what some are Born unto, / If it's your Birth right, what should Women do? / Kind things they think, they do all for the best, / But so or not, we must Contented rest.
Date Published 1685-1688
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Standard Tune
Imprint Printed for C. Den[n]isson, at the Stationer-A[rms] within Aldga[te.]
License This may be Printed, R. P.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.209
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.209
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  Part 1
Title Innocent Shepherd and the Crafty Wife / Or, A Dialogue between a Shepherd and his Love. / Brethren, see here what some are Born unto, / If it's your Birth right, what should Women do? / Kind things they think, they do all for the best, / But so or not, we must Contented rest.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Country-Farmer; Or, The Buxom Virgin.
First Lines A Silly poor Shepherd was folding his Sheep, / He walked so long he got Cold in his Feet;
Refrain But the more he laid on the Cuc-colder was he. [with variations; lines 4 and 8 of every stanza]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?195 x 324
Condition cropped and torn bottom edge, damaged surface
Ornament horizontal rules and cast fleurons