EBBA 20819

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The Valiant Commander, with his Resolute Lady. / SHEWING, / A brief Discourse of a Commander bold, / Who had a wife was worth her weight in gold; / She bravely fought to save her Husbands life, / Let all men judge, was not this a Valiant Wife?
Date Published 1678-1680
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Imprint Printed for F.Coles,T. Vere, J. Wright / J. Clarke, W. Thackeray and / T. Passinger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 2.208
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 2.208
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  Part 1
Title The Valiant Commander, with his Resolute Lady. / SHEWING, / A brief Discourse of a Commander bold, / Who had a wife was worth her weight in gold; / She bravely fought to save her Husbands life, / Let all men judge, was not this a Valiant Wife?
Tune Imprint To a New Northern Tune, called, I would give ten thousand pounds, &c. or Ned Smith.
First Lines GAllants come list a while, / a Story I shall tell,
Refrain This unto her he said, / dearest come thou to me, / I would give ten thousand pound / thou wert in Shrewsbury. [stanzas 1-3, 6; with variations]; Dearest cast care away, / let kisses comfort thee, / Thou and i'le ne'r depart, / i'le live and dye with thee. [stanzas 7-10]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?210 x 315
Condition cropped left and right edges, uneven inking
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