EBBA ID: 21830

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.168
 
The Seamans Wives ranting Resolution, OR, / Make use of time, while time serves. / It is a Proverb old some People say, / While this Cat is gone the Mouse hath leave to play; / Just so this witty Seamans wife, / She is resolved to live a merry life: / And while her Husband is abroad for gain, / A loveing Friend she'l kindly entertain.
Date Published 1680-1682
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Imprint Printed for M. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, I. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passenger.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.168
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.168
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Title The Seamans Wives ranting Resolution, OR, / Make use of time, while time serves. / It is a Proverb old some People say, / While this Cat is gone the Mouse hath leave to play; / Just so this witty Seamans wife, / She is resolved to live a merry life: / And while her Husband is abroad for gain, / A loveing Friend she'l kindly entertain.
Tune Imprint Tune of Couragio, Or If by your good leave I may,&c,
First Lines MY good=man is gone to Sea / on the long Voyage O:
Refrain Couragio, Couragio, Couragio,
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 195 x 284
Condition cropped right edge
Ornament cast fleurons