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Magdalene College - Pepys 4.144
 
Mirth for Citizens: Or, A Comedy for the Country. / Shewing, / A young Farmer his unfortunate Marriage, / His Wife is so churlish, so currish in Carriage / He married her for beauty, for his own delight, / Now he repents it both day and night. / By Physognomy, adviseth young men that at (Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they lip, / To leap at a venture, and catch a fall, / Raising the Forehead, breaks Horns, and all.
Date Published 1681-1684
Author Abraham Miles
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Imprint Printed for Jo. Wright, J. Clarke W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.144
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.144
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TitleMirth for Citizens: Or, A Comedy for the Country. / Shewing, / A young Farmer his unfortunate Marriage, / His Wife is so churlish, so currish in Carriage / He married her for beauty, for his own delight, / Now he repents it both day and night. / By Physognomy, adviseth young men that at (Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they lip, / To leap at a venture, and catch a fall, / Raising the Forehead, breaks Horns, and all.The Second part,
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, Ragged, torn, and true.to the same Tune.
First LinesHEy boys my Fathers dead, / and what need I to fear.O we had a gallant brave weding indeed / and dilicate dishes store,
RefrainSure thrice happy am I, / if I obtain this bride, / Theres none can her come nigh, / not in the whole World beside.Sure thrice happy am I, &c.
Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?205 x 337
Conditioncropped top and right edges, creased and damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornamenthatched border: 10 x 152, vertical rules