EBBA 20646

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
A Caveat for Young Men. / OR, / The Bad Husband turn'd Thrifty. / This Caveat may serve both for Old and yong, / For to remember that Old Age will come; / If you these Verses do minde and read, / I hope hereafter you will take better heed: / This Song it was set forth and penn'd, / To teach bad husbands to amend. / Therefore bad Husbands mend your lives, / And be more kinder to your wives.
Date Published 1678-1688 ?
Author John Wade
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Imprint London, Printed, for W. Thackeray, / T. Passinger and W. VVhitwood
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 2.22
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.22
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  Part 1
Title A Caveat for Young Men. / OR, / The Bad Husband turn'd Thrifty. / This Caveat may serve both for Old and yong, / For to remember that Old Age will come; / If you these Verses do minde and read, / I hope hereafter you will take better heed: / This Song it was set forth and penn'd, / To teach bad husbands to amend. / Therefore bad Husbands mend your lives, / And be more kinder to your wives.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Hey ho my Honey.
First Lines ALL you young Ranting Blades, / that spend your time in vain,
Refrain I have been a bad Husband long / and have spent store of silver and gold, / Yet now Ile save something whilst I am yong, / to keep me when I am old.
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 204 x 310
Condition all edges cropped, holed, creased, damaged surface, uneven inking
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