EBBA ID: 20253

Magdalene College - Pepys 1.531
 
The Skilfull Doctor of Glocester-shire; / OR, / A New way to take Physick. / This Ditty doth concern a Country Farmer, / Who lay with his maid, not thinking to harm her, / But she, poor Wench, was by her master vild, / First tempt to sin, and after got with Child: / But by the Doctors skill, her honest Dame, / Excus'd her Husband, and sav'd her maid from blame; / The Doctor he hath medicines in store, / To Cure all sorts of folks, both rich and poor.
Date Published 1684-1686
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Imprint Printed for I. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 1.531
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.530-531
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Title The Skilfull Doctor of Glocester-shire; / OR, / A New way to take Physick. / This Ditty doth concern a Country Farmer, / Who lay with his maid, not thinking to harm her, / But she, poor Wench, was by her master vild, / First tempt to sin, and after got with Child: / But by the Doctors skill, her honest Dame, / Excus'd her Husband, and sav'd her maid from blame; / The Doctor he hath medicines in store, / To Cure all sorts of folks, both rich and poor.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, The Beds making.
First Lines A Country Farmer, as 'tis said, / That had a pritty handsome Maid,
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Album Page single sheet oblong folio, pasted across 2 pages, 260 x 335
Condition damaged surface, uneven inking
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