EBBA ID: 21854

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.192
 
The Gallant SEAMAN's RESOLUTION: / Whose full Intent was, / To try his Fortune at SEA, and at his Return marry his Lanlady. / If Heaven be pleas'd to bless him with his life, / None but his Lanlady shall be his Wife: / She being a Widow, as 'tis understood, / Of Carriage and Behaviour very good.
Date Published 1689-1695 ?
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Imprint London: Printed by and for W.O. for A. M. and sold by J. Bissel in West-Smithfield
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.192
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.192
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  Part 1
Title The Gallant SEAMAN's RESOLUTION: / Whose full Intent was, / To try his Fortune at SEA, and at his Return marry his Lanlady. / If Heaven be pleas'd to bless him with his life, / None but his Lanlady shall be his Wife: / She being a Widow, as 'tis understood, / Of Carriage and Behaviour very good.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Think on thy Loving Lanlady, &c.
First Lines A Gallant Youth at Gravesent liv'd, / a Seaman neither rich nor poor;
Refrain Turn to thy love and take a kiss, / this Gold about thy wrist i'll tye; / And always when thou look'st on this, / think on thy loving Lanlady. {stanzas 1-4,6,7,9-17}; And if thou wilt with patience stay, / till I from Sea return again; / For every kiss thou lendest me, / I will repay thee ten times ten. [stanzas 5, 8, 18-22]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, 200 x 273
Condition torn bottom edge
Ornament horizontal and vertical rules