EBBA 21849

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The / She-Mariners Misfortune. / Being an Account of a faithful Seaman, who going to take his farewel of his Sweetheart, she re- / solved come Life, or come Death, to Sail with him; and putting her self into mans Appar- / rel, went the voyage with him, but by distress of weather, coming home were cast away, / the constant Seaman having no other help, betook himself to swimming, and having got his / Sweetheart upon his back, swam til he was almost tyred, but was at last taken up by an / Algerine, who carryed them to Algiers, where being brought before the Governour, she / confessed her self to be a Female, which so astonished the Governour, that he in requital of / her constancy set them both free, who are happily Arrived in England again.
Date Published 1664-1703 ?
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Imprint Printed for J Blare at the Lookinglass upon London Bridge.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.187
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.187
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  Part 1
Title The / She-Mariners Misfortune. / Being an Account of a faithful Seaman, who going to take his farewel of his Sweetheart, she re- / solved come Life, or come Death, to Sail with him; and putting her self into mans Appar- / rel, went the voyage with him, but by distress of weather, coming home were cast away, / the constant Seaman having no other help, betook himself to swimming, and having got his / Sweetheart upon his back, swam til he was almost tyred, but was at last taken up by an / Algerine, who carryed them to Algiers, where being brought before the Governour, she / confessed her self to be a Female, which so astonished the Governour, that he in requital of / her constancy set them both free, who are happily Arrived in England again.
Tune Imprint Tune, Doubting Virgin.
First Lines A Seaman lov'd a Maiden pretty / and esteem'd her as his life,
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Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?205 x 306
Condition cropped bottom edge, damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornament cast fleurons