EBBA 21795

Magdalene College - Pepys
 
The VVestminister Frolick: / Or, The Cuckold of his own procuring. / Being a true Relation of a Vintener, who for a considerable quantity of Guinnies / undertook to perswade his Servant Maid to prostitute her self to a young Spark, / pretending to her that it was no other but himself; whereupon she seemingly / complying, discovered it to her Mistriss, who supplying her place, grafted her / Husbands Head. / Thus may we see how scurvy ill-Star'd fate / Does cross some men, nay how they do create / Their own misfortunes, yet for to be bold / The Vintener got his Horns well tipt with (Gold.
Date Published 1681-1684
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Imprint Printed for J. Wright J. Clark W. Thackery & T. Passenger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.131
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.131
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  Part 1
Title The VVestminister Frolick: / Or, The Cuckold of his own procuring. / Being a true Relation of a Vintener, who for a considerable quantity of Guinnies / undertook to perswade his Servant Maid to prostitute her self to a young Spark, / pretending to her that it was no other but himself; whereupon she seemingly / complying, discovered it to her Mistriss, who supplying her place, grafted her / Husbands Head. / Thus may we see how scurvy ill-Star'd fate / Does cross some men, nay how they do create / Their own misfortunes, yet for to be bold / The Vintener got his Horns well tipt with (Gold.
Tune Imprint Tune of, Hey boys up go we.
First Lines A Frolick strange I'le to you tell, / the like you ne'r did hear:
Refrain this story it is true. [with variaitions; not final stanza]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?205 x 277
Condition cropped left edge, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rules