EBBA ID: 30355

British Library - Roxburghe 1.534-535
 
A VVomans VVork is never done / Here is a Song for Maids to sing, / Both in the Winter and the Spring; / It is such a pretty conceited thing, / Which will much pleasure to them bring. / Maids may sit still, go, or run, / But a Womans work is never done.
Date Published 1654-1663 ?
Author
Standard Tune
Imprint London, Printed for John Andrews, at the White Lion in Pye-Corner.
License Entred according to Order.
Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 1.534, 1.535
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.7.534-535
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TitleA VVomans VVork is never done / Here is a Song for Maids to sing, / Both in the Winter and the Spring; / It is such a pretty conceited thing, / Which will much pleasure to them bring. / Maids may sit still, go, or run, / But a Womans work is never done.The second Part
Tune ImprintTo a delicate Northern Tune, A womans work is never done, Or, The Beds making.to the same Tune.
First LinesAS I was wandring on the way, / I heard a married Woman say,ANd when my pottage=pot is ready to hoil, / I must be careful all the while;
RefrainI'm sure a Womans work is never done. [with variation]And thus a Womans work is never done.
Condition
Ornament