EBBA ID: 33873

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 1155
 
The Crafty MISS; / Or, An Excise-man well fitted. / Being a true Relation of an Excise-man, who lately in the County of Kent had / received the sum of Fourscore pounds, and lighting into the company of a / Crafty Miss, who gave him the Chouse for it all; and riding away with his / Gelding, left in the stead a Mare which she had stole; for which Mare he was / Arraigned, and narrowly escaped the penalty of the Law: Which may be a / sufficient warning to all Excise-men far and near, to amend their lives, to hate / a Miss, and love their Wives.
Date Published 1672-1702 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-spur street.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.1155
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Title The Crafty MISS; / Or, An Excise-man well fitted. / Being a true Relation of an Excise-man, who lately in the County of Kent had / received the sum of Fourscore pounds, and lighting into the company of a / Crafty Miss, who gave him the Chouse for it all; and riding away with his / Gelding, left in the stead a Mare which she had stole; for which Mare he was / Arraigned, and narrowly escaped the penalty of the Law: Which may be a / sufficient warning to all Excise-men far and near, to amend their lives, to hate / a Miss, and love their Wives.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Moggies Jealousie.
First Lines There was an Excise-man so fine / rode into the County of Kent,
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