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Magdalene College - Pepys 1.436-437
 
Fowre wittie Gossips disposed to be merry / Refused muddy Ale, to drinke a cup of Sherrie. / Their Husbands did their Iudgements spend / strong Ale was best who did intend / to try it. / Their Wives reply to euery man / that Sacke is best and no man can / deny it
Date Published 1632?
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Imprint London Printed for H. G.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.436, 1.437
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.436-437
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TitleFowre wittie Gossips disposed to be merry / Refused muddy Ale, to drinke a cup of Sherrie. / Their Husbands did their Iudgements spend / strong Ale was best who did intend / to try it. / Their Wives reply to euery man / that Sacke is best and no man can / deny itThe second part.
Tune ImprintTo the tune of the Mother beguilde the Daughter.To the same tune.
First LinesTHere was fowre pleasant wiues of late, / did purpose to be merry:THey are but Clownes and doe not know, / the quintessence of Sherrie,
RefrainWee will not depart, / weell drinke a quart / of Sacke to make vs merry. / Your Barlie broth fild vp with froth, / is nothing like old sherrie. [variation in penultimate stanza]
Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 285 x 1541/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 284 x 150
Conditioncropped right edge, uneven inkingcropped right edge, uneven inking
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons