EBBA 32683

National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Recording Information
Ballad Title The Politick Maids Device; / OR, / The Maidens Distrust in CUPID's Play. / Here Counsel is to all the rest, / Of Maidens fair, to chuse the best; / And let the worst of Young-men stay a while, / They are apt young Maidens to beguile: / But if maidens will be rul'd by she, / She'l fit them in their own Degree: / And make them spend their breath and strength, / He should be an honest man that gain'd a Wench.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, What shall a Young-woman do with an Old-man, Or, Digby's Farewell.
Standard Tune Title Digby's Farewell
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