EBBA 30637

British Library - Roxburghe
 
The Forc'd Marriage. / Or, Unfortunate Celia. / when Old Fools do a wooing go to those / who are Young-girls, they Court their cruel foes, / The old man sees he can't prevail with tongue, / But finds that young ones, love to sport with young: / He to the Virgins Parents makes redress, / And doth the number of his Bags express; / which takes away her Fathers heart by stealth, / He weds her not to him, but to his Wealth. / VVhich being done, she loaths his weak embraces, / And throws her self on Ruinous Disgraces.
Date Published 1670-1685 ?
Author Walter Pope
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Imprint Pritned for E. Oliver at the Golden- / Key on Snow hill neer the Sarazens-head.
License With Allowance, R. L'Estrange.
Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 2.158, 2.159
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.8.158-159
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Title The Forc'd Marriage. / Or, Unfortunate Celia. / when Old Fools do a wooing go to those / who are Young-girls, they Court their cruel foes, / The old man sees he can't prevail with tongue, / But finds that young ones, love to sport with young: / He to the Virgins Parents makes redress, / And doth the number of his Bags express; / which takes away her Fathers heart by stealth, / He weds her not to him, but to his Wealth. / VVhich being done, she loaths his weak embraces, / And throws her self on Ruinous Disgraces.
Tune Imprint Tune, Since Celia's my Foe.
First Lines TO what great distress / Without hopes of redress,
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