EBBA ID: 32746

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 412
 
The heavy Heart, and a light Purse. / Being the good fellows vindication to all his fellow Companions, wishing them / all to have a care, and keep out of the Ale-wives snare, for when they are out you / may get in, but when you are in, you can't get out, this by experience he hath / found true, but now he bids them all adieu. / This Song it was composed and made / By a Loyal heart that is called John Wade.
Date Published 1681-1684 ?
Author John Wade
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Imprint Printed for J. Wright, J. Clark W. Thackery, and T, Passenger.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.412
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  Part 1
Title The heavy Heart, and a light Purse. / Being the good fellows vindication to all his fellow Companions, wishing them / all to have a care, and keep out of the Ale-wives snare, for when they are out you / may get in, but when you are in, you can't get out, this by experience he hath / found true, but now he bids them all adieu. / This Song it was composed and made / By a Loyal heart that is called John Wade.
Tune Imprint Turn of, My Lord Monks March to London, or, Now we have our freedom, &c.
First Lines FUll fifty Winters have I seen, / yet nine and forty too many,
Refrain my kind heart hath undone me. [with variation]
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