EBBA ID: 21745

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.81
 
A Looking-Glass for Ladies, / OR, / A mirrour for married-women. / Lively setting forth the rare Constancy, Chastity, Patience, and purity of Penelope the / Wife of Ulisses, one of the Grecian Generals, who during the Ten Years absence of her / Husband at the siege of Troy, was solicited, and importun'd, by numbers of Emminent / Suitors; who attempted her chastity, and endeavoured to violate her Honour, but never / could prevail. She addicted her self wholly to Charity, and good Housewifery, until her Husbands return. / Which may serve as a Pattern for all Ladies, Gentlewomen, and others to / Imitate her vertuous Example.
Date Published 1674-1679
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Imprint Printed for F. Coles, T, Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke.
License With Allowance.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.81
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.81
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Title A Looking-Glass for Ladies, / OR, / A mirrour for married-women. / Lively setting forth the rare Constancy, Chastity, Patience, and purity of Penelope the / Wife of Ulisses, one of the Grecian Generals, who during the Ten Years absence of her / Husband at the siege of Troy, was solicited, and importun'd, by numbers of Emminent / Suitors; who attempted her chastity, and endeavoured to violate her Honour, but never / could prevail. She addicted her self wholly to Charity, and good Housewifery, until her Husbands return. / Which may serve as a Pattern for all Ladies, Gentlewomen, and others to / Imitate her vertuous Example.
Tune Imprint Tune of, Queen Dido: or, Troy Town.
First Lines WHen Greeks, and Trojans, fell at strife, / and Lords in Armour bright were seen,
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 205 x 293
Condition cropped top and bottom edges, holed surface
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