EBBA 21670

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The fair Lady of the West: / AND / The fortunate Farmers Son. / Relating, how a Gallant young Lady in the West-country, Being courted by many Persons / of Quality, refused them all, and cast her Affections upon a Farmer's-Son; to whom she / discovered her love; And haveing neither Father nor Mother liveing to Contradict her, / they were privately Married to both their Hearts desire; And now, live in joy and hap- / py Content. / This may a pattern be to young and old; / True Love is to be vallued more than Gold.
Date Published 1678-1688 ?
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Imprint London, Printed for VV. Thackeray, T. Passenger, and VV. VVhitwood.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.3
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.3
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  Part 1
Title The fair Lady of the West: / AND / The fortunate Farmers Son. / Relating, how a Gallant young Lady in the West-country, Being courted by many Persons / of Quality, refused them all, and cast her Affections upon a Farmer's-Son; to whom she / discovered her love; And haveing neither Father nor Mother liveing to Contradict her, / they were privately Married to both their Hearts desire; And now, live in joy and hap- / py Content. / This may a pattern be to young and old; / True Love is to be vallued more than Gold.
Tune Imprint Tune of A gallant Damosel in Bristol-City, &c. or, William the Weaver.
First Lines A Beauteous Lady of comely carriage, / whom many a gallant sought in Marriage;
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 202 x 315
Condition cropped and torn right edge, damaged surface
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