EBBA 21965

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
A Tryal of skill, performed by a poor decayed Gentlewoman, / Who cheated a rich Graiser of Sevenscore pound, and left him a Child to keep. / If you will know, then listen a while, / And you shall know that which will make you smile.
Date Published 1681-1684
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Standard Tune
Imprint Printed for I. Wright, I. Clarke, W. Thackeray, / and T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.303
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.303
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  Part 1
Title A Tryal of skill, performed by a poor decayed Gentlewoman, / Who cheated a rich Graiser of Sevenscore pound, and left him a Child to keep. / If you will know, then listen a while, / And you shall know that which will make you smile.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, Ragged and Torn.
First Lines KInd Country=men list to my Ditty, / I pray you what ever you be,
Refrain Take heed of bad women therefore, / by women are men overthrown, / And rich men are often made Poor, / when as they keep more than their own.
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?208 x 324
Condition uneven inking
Ornament vertical rule