EBBA 31678

University of Glasgow Library - Euing
 
A Caveat for Young-men, / OR, / The Bad Husband turned Thrifty. / This Caveat may serve both Old and Young, / For to remember that Old Age will come, / If you these Verses do but mind and read, / I hope hereafter you will take better heed, / This song it was set forth and pend, / On purpose that bad Husbands should amend, / Therefore bad Husbands mend your lives, / And be more kinder to your Wives.
Date Published 1654-1663 ?
Author John Wade
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Imprint London, Printed for John Andrews at the / White-Lyon neer Py-corner.
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Collection University of Glasgow Library - Euing
Location University of Glasgow Library
Shelfmark Euing Ballads 27
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TitleA Caveat for Young-men, / OR, / The Bad Husband turned Thrifty. / This Caveat may serve both Old and Young, / For to remember that Old Age will come, / If you these Verses do but mind and read, / I hope hereafter you will take better heed, / This song it was set forth and pend, / On purpose that bad Husbands should amend, / Therefore bad Husbands mend your lives, / And be more kinder to your Wives.The second part
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, High Ho my Hony.to the same Tune
First LinesALL you young Ranting Blades / that spends your time in vain,THus day and night I ranted, / and no company did refuse,
RefrainI have been a bad Husband long, / and have spent store of silver and gold, / Yet now Ile save something whilst I am young, / to keep me when I am old.I have been a bad Husband long, / and have spent store of silver and gold, / Yet now Ile save something whilst I am young, / to keep me when I am old.
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