EBBA 32022

University of Glasgow Library - Euing
 
Slippery Will, 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 Proverbe say, / That he that will not when he may, / When he would, he should haue nay.
Date Published 1618-1658 ?
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Location University of Glasgow Library
Shelfmark Euing Ballads 337
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TitleSlippery Will, 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 Proverbe say, / That he that will not when he may, / When he would, he should haue nay.The second part,
Tune ImprintTo the tune of, The Bonny Bonny Broome.To the same tune.
First LinesLOng have I liv'd a Batchelors life, / and had no mind to marry,SWeet Nan did love me deare indeed, / Shee would not see mee 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 have 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 have nay. [with variation]
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