EBBA 22017

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The poor Peoples Complaint of the Unconscionable / Brokers and Talley-Men. / Extortioning Brokers gripe the poor, / Whilst sadly they complain, / But if the Rich would kinder be, / 'Twould ease them of their pain.
Date Published 1662-1692 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Conyers at the black Raven in Duck-lane.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.353
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.353
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleThe poor Peoples Complaint of the Unconscionable / Brokers and Talley-Men. / Extortioning Brokers gripe the poor, / Whilst sadly they complain, / But if the Rich would kinder be, / 'Twould ease them of their pain.The Second Part,
Tune ImprintTune of, This is the cause that the Land complains, or, Sawny will never be my love again.to the same Tune.
First LinesWIll you hear how the rich do oppress the poor / Come listen a while unto this Song,There must surely extortion give, / Or else there's no dealing with Brokers at all;
RefrainFor this is the cause that the Poor complain. (with variations)Yea, thisis the cause that the poor complains. (with variations)
Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, 200 x 318
Conditioncropped top edge, torn bottom edge, uneven inking
Ornamenthorizontal rules and cast fleurons