EBBA 21906

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The young Gallants Tutor, / Or, An Invitation to Mirth. / Here is an Antedote against all sadness, / And a sweet Motive unto joy and gladness, / For mirth doth to our lives such pleasure bring, / It makes us live as happy as a King, / From our fore fathers we this Maxime borrow, / An ounce of Mirth is worth a pound of Sorrow,
Date Published 1674-1679
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Imprint Printed for F. Cole, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke.
License With Allowance.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.246
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.246
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  Part 1
Title The young Gallants Tutor, / Or, An Invitation to Mirth. / Here is an Antedote against all sadness, / And a sweet Motive unto joy and gladness, / For mirth doth to our lives such pleasure bring, / It makes us live as happy as a King, / From our fore fathers we this Maxime borrow, / An ounce of Mirth is worth a pound of Sorrow,
Tune Imprint Tune of, The Delights of the Bottle.
First Lines AWay with the causes of riches and cares, / That poyson our spirits & shorten our years
Refrain Then perish all fopps by sobriety dull'd / while he that is merry reigns Prince of the world.
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 197 x 327
Condition cropped top, left and right edges
Ornament cast fleurons