EBBA ID: 30775

British Library - Roxburghe 2.328
 
Mirth for Citizens: Or, A Comedy for the Country. / Shewing / A young Farmer his unfortunate marriage, / His wife is so churlish & currish in carriage / He married her for beauty, for's own delight / Now he repents it both day and night. / By physiognomy adviseth young men that at Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they leap, / To leap at a venture, & catch a fall, / Raising the forehead breaks horns and all.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
Author Abraham Miles
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Py-corner.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Page 2.328
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.8.328
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  Part 1
Title Mirth for Citizens: Or, A Comedy for the Country. / Shewing / A young Farmer his unfortunate marriage, / His wife is so churlish & currish in carriage / He married her for beauty, for's own delight / Now he repents it both day and night. / By physiognomy adviseth young men that at Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they leap, / To leap at a venture, & catch a fall, / Raising the forehead breaks horns and all.
Tune Imprint Tune of, Ragged, torn, and true.
First Lines HEy boys my Fathers dead, / and what need I to fear,
Refrain Sure thrice happy am I / if I obtain this Bride, / There's none can her come nigh / in all the whole world beside.
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Notes Printed on the recto of EBBA 30776, entitled "LOVE and HONOUR: / OR, THE / Lover's Farewel to Calista: /Being sent from Sea in the late Engagement against the Dutch, to his Mistriss, under / the Name of Calista. To which is added, The LADY's Deploring and Ingenious / Answer."