EBBA ID: 21051

Magdalene College - Pepys 3.54
 
The Vertuous Maids Resolution, / OR, The Two Honest Lovers. / Shewing what unconstant men there be, / That use deceit and flattery; / They'l cog, dissemble, swear and Lye, / A harmless Maidens Life to try; / To all such Lovers she'l be coy, / And says, her freedom's all her joy.
Date Published 1681-1684
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Imprint Printed for J. Wright, J. Clark, W. Thacker[ay,] / and T. Passenger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.54
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.54
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  Part 1
Title The Vertuous Maids Resolution, / OR, The Two Honest Lovers. / Shewing what unconstant men there be, / That use deceit and flattery; / They'l cog, dissemble, swear and Lye, / A harmless Maidens Life to try; / To all such Lovers she'l be coy, / And says, her freedom's all her joy.
Tune Imprint To a pleasant new tune, or, I am a poor and harmless maid.
First Lines [I]N a melancholly passion I, / was walking by a River side,
Refrain [W]hich up she took, and did sing and play, / [T]hat in her freedom was all her joy, / [O] in my freedom's all my joy. (with variations)
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?210 x 320
Condition cropped right edge, cropped and torn left edge, damaged surface, uneven inking
Ornament headpiece: 32 x 138