EBBA 30096

British Library - Roxburghe
 
Halfe a dozen of good VVives. / All for a penny. / Kind Cozens or Country-men what ere you be, / If you want a good penny-worth, come buy it of me, / Sixe Wives for a penny, a young one or old, / A cleanely good huswife, a Slut or a Scold.
Date Published 1630-1649 ?
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Imprint Printed at London for F.C. dwelling / in the Old-Bayly.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 1.152, 1.153
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.7.152-153
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TitleHalfe a dozen of good VVives. / All for a penny. / Kind Cozens or Country-men what ere you be, / If you want a good penny-worth, come buy it of me, / Sixe Wives for a penny, a young one or old, / A cleanely good huswife, a Slut or a Scold.The second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of, The cleane contraryway.To the same Tune.
First LinesIF any standers by / that leads a single life,BUt yet she had skill in spinning, / with her the world runs on wheeles:
RefrainFor in my time I have / made proofe of half a dozen, / And if thou hast a mind unto't, / come take one honest Cozen, / oh come take her honest Cozen. [with variation]Oh this was my good wife, / the best of the halfe dozen, And if th'art wearie of a single life, / then take her honest cosen, / oh then take her honest cosen. [with variation]
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