EBBA ID: 31789

University of Glasgow Library - Euing 240
 
A New Ballad; declaring the Excellent Parable of the Prodigal Child.
Date Published 1663-1674
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Imprint Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright.
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Collection University of Glasgow Library - Euing
Location University of Glasgow Library
Shelfmark Euing Ballads 240
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 Part 1Part 2
TitleA New Ballad; declaring the Excellent Parable of the Prodigal Child.The second Part, shewing the great misery he endured, being constrained through hunger, to / eat with the Hogs, and how his merciful Father received him again.
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, The wanton Wife.To the same Tune.
First LinesTHere was a grave man, both wealthy and wise / Two Sons had both proper and tall,THen was he brought to misery great, / His garments all ragged and torn you might see
Refrainyoung men remember delights are but vain, / and after sweet pleasure comes sorrow & pain. [with variation]Young men remember delights are but vain, / And after sweet pleasure comes sorrow and pain. [with variation]
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