EBBA ID: 30860

British Library - Roxburghe 3.210-211
 
Dead and Alive. / This Ditty out of Glocestshire was sent / To London, for to have it put in print, / Therefore draw neer and listen unto this, / It doth concern a man that did amiss, / And so to shun the anger of his wife, / He thought with poyson for to end his life / But in the stead of poyson he drunk Sack, / For which his wife did soundly pay his back
Date Published 1623-1661 ?
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Standard Tune
Imprint London, Printed for F. G. on Snow-hill,
License Entered according to Order.
Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 3.210, 3.211
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.9.210-211
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TitleDead and Alive. / This Ditty out of Glocestshire was sent / To London, for to have it put in print, / Therefore draw neer and listen unto this, / It doth concern a man that did amiss, / And so to shun the anger of his wife, / He thought with poyson for to end his life / But in the stead of poyson he drunk Sack, / For which his wife did soundly pay his backThe second part
Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, Old flesh.to the same Tune.
First LinesThere was a shaving Royster / as I heard many tell,ANother day she sent him / her Ducks and Geese to tend
Refrainhe could not rule his wife [with variation]to make unto his wife [with variation]
Condition
Ornament