EBBA 30255

British Library - Roxburghe
 
Slippery VVill, or The old Bachelors complaint, with his / aduice to all yong men not to doe as he had done: / His youthfull time he spent away, / Which makes him now this Prouerbe say, / That he that will not when he may, / When he would, he should haue
Date Published 1618-1658 ?
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Imprint Printed at London for E.B.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 1.380, 1.381
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.7.380-381
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TitleSlippery VVill, or The old Bachelors complaint, with his / aduice to all yong men not to doe as he had done: / His youthfull time he spent away, / Which makes him now this Prouerbe say, / That he that will not when he may, / When he would, he should haueThe second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of, The Bonny Bonny Broome.To the same tune.
First LinesLOng haue I liu'd a Batchelors life, / and had no mind to marry,SWeet Nan did loue me deare indeed, / she would not see me to lacke,
RefrainO young men all, to you I cry and call, / make not too long delay, / For if you will not when you may, / when ye would ye shall haue nay.O young men all, to you I cry and call, / make not too long delay, / For if you will not when you may, / when you would, you shall haue nay. | For time and tide doth quickly glide, / and time for none will stay, / Then take your time when as you may, or else perhaps you may have nay.
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