EBBA ID: 21716

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.50
 
The Maids Complaint / For want of a Dil doul. / This Girl long time had in a sickness been, / Which many maids do call the sickness green: / I wish she may some comfort find poor Soul / And have her belly fill'd with a Dil doul.
Date Published 1681-1684
Author
Standard Tune
Imprint Printed for J. Wiight, J. Clark, W. Thackeray, and T. Passenger.
License
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.50
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.50
ESTC ID
Keyword Categories
    Pepys Categories
    MARC Record
    Additional Information
     Part 1Part 2
    TitleThe Maids Complaint / For want of a Dil doul. / This Girl long time had in a sickness been, / Which many maids do call the sickness green: / I wish she may some comfort find poor Soul / And have her belly fill'd with a Dil doul. The Second Part,
    Tune ImprintTo a New Tune, called the Dildoul, or Women and Wine.to the same Tune.
    First LinesYOung men give ear to me a while / if you to merriment are inclin'd,KInd sister, quoth she to tell you the truth, / it has been gone this twelve months day
    RefrainFor a dill doul, dil doul, dil doul doul, / (quoth she) I'm undone if I hant a dil doubl [with variations]
    Album Page1/2 sheet oblong folio, 214 x 3301/2 sheet oblong folio, 214 x 330
    Conditioncropped right edge, creased and damaged surface, uneven inkingcropped right edge, creased and damaged surface, uneven inking
    Ornamentvertical rules and cast fleuronsvertical rules and cast fleurons