EBBA ID: 20670

Magdalene College - Pepys 2.46
 
An Antidote of Rare / Physick. / No rarer thing that you can find, / To Cure a Discontented mind; / A contented mind it is most rare, / If you serve the Lord and stand in fear: / And let no want nor poverty, / Disquiet your mind, I tell to ye; / For God hath all things still in store, / If you have Content you need no more.
Date Published 1685
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Imprint Printed for J. Deacon, at the Angel in Guilspur-street, with Newgate.
License This may be printed, June 5. 1685. R. L. S. Entred according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 2.46
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.46
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  Part 1
Title An Antidote of Rare / Physick. / No rarer thing that you can find, / To Cure a Discontented mind; / A contented mind it is most rare, / If you serve the Lord and stand in fear: / And let no want nor poverty, / Disquiet your mind, I tell to ye; / For God hath all things still in store, / If you have Content you need no more.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, No love like a contented mind: Or, Phancies Phenix.
First Lines INdeed this world is so unjust, / Men cannot one another trust;
Refrain A contented mind it is most rare, / If we serve the Lord and stand in fear. {with variation in final stanza}
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 200 x 320
Condition damaged and creased surface, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rules