EBBA ID: 21052

Magdalene College - Pepys 3.55
 
The Shepherds Delight. / Both by Day and by Night. / Describing the Shepherds simplicity; And their Felicity: their birth, / and their mirth: their lives, and their wives: their health, and their / wealth: their ways, and their plays: their diet, and quiet. / And how with their Dam'sels they laugh and lye down, / And to each pretty Virgin, they give a green gown.
Date Published 1674-1679
Author Thomas Shadwell
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Imprint Prinetd for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright; and J. Clarke.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.55
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.55
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TitleThe Shepherds Delight. / Both by Day and by Night. / Describing the Shepherds simplicity; And their Felicity: their birth, / and their mirth: their lives, and their wives: their health, and their / wealth: their ways, and their plays: their diet, and quiet. / And how with their Dam'sels they laugh and lye down, / And to each pretty Virgin, they give a green gown.The second part,
Tune ImprintTo a delightful tune, Sung at the Dukes Play-house to the King, and all the Nobility: Or, Now the Tyrant has stoln my dearest away, &c.to the same tune.
First LinesVVHat an innocent loving life / Shepheards do lead,WE feel not the cares which / attend upon crowns
RefrainWith our Shepherdesses / we laugh and lye down, / And to each pretty Damosel / we give a green gown. [with variations]
Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?190 x 300
Conditioncropped top edge, uneven inking
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