EBBA ID: 32851

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 507
 
[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 youngmen that at Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they leap, / To leap at a venture, & catch a fall, / Raising the forehead breake 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 National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.507
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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 youngmen that at Wenches skip, / To be sure to look before that they leap, / To leap at a venture, & catch a fall, / Raising the forehead breake 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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