EBBA ID: 21994

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.331
 
The Wretched Miser: / OR, / A brief Account of a covetous Farmer, who bringing a Load of Corn to Market, / swore the Devil should have it before he would take the honest Market price; / which accordingly came to pass, as you shall find in these following Lines.
Date Published 1664-1703 ?
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Imprint Printed for J. Blare, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge.
License Licensed according to Order.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 4.331
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 4.331
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  Part 1
Title The Wretched Miser: / OR, / A brief Account of a covetous Farmer, who bringing a Load of Corn to Market, / swore the Devil should have it before he would take the honest Market price; / which accordingly came to pass, as you shall find in these following Lines.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, O Folly, desperate Folly, &c.
First Lines YOu Farmers now both far and near, / make conscience of what you do,
Refrain O Farmers, covetous Farmers, / why wou'd you pinch the Poor? [with variations]
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?195 x 315
Condition cropped left and right edges, creased surface, uneven inking
Ornament vertical rules