EBBA 34661

Houghton Library - Huth EBB65H
 
A True CHARACTER / OF / Sundry Trades and Callings: / OR, / A New Ditty of Innocent Mirth. / This Song is New, and perfect True, / there's none can this deny; / For I am known, Friend, to be one / that scorns to tell a Lye.
Date Published 1685-1688 ?
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Standard Tune
Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in Pye=Corner.
License This may be Printed, R.P.
Collection Houghton Library - Huth EBB65H
Page 2.264
Location Houghton Library
Shelfmark EBB65H
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  Part 1
Title A True CHARACTER / OF / Sundry Trades and Callings: / OR, / A New Ditty of Innocent Mirth. / This Song is New, and perfect True, / there's none can this deny; / For I am known, Friend, to be one / that scorns to tell a Lye.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Old Simon the KING.
First Lines NOw Gentlemen sit you all merry, / i'll sing you a Song of a Want
Refrain Good people I tell unto you, / these Lines they are absolute New, / For I hate and dispise the telling of Lies, / this Ditty is merry and true.
Condition
Ornament
Notes Printed on the recto of EBBA 34662, "The Poor Mans Prayer / for Peace, in these sorrowful Times of Trouble. / OR, / Poor England's Misery in this time of Distress. / It is for our Sins as we do understand, / That all this great trouble doth lye on this Land / This Innocent Blood may make us all start, / God bless us hereafter we take not a part / Our great God of Heaven and our gracious King, / Let us serve and obey in every thing."