EBBA ID: 32830

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 88
 
The Lovers Battle, / Being a sore Combat fought between Mars and Venus, at a place called / Cunney Castle, under Belly-hill. / Bold Mars like to a warrier stout great brags did make in field / But Venus she gave him the rout. and forc't him for to yeild, / Then Mars drew out his Rapier strong thinking to win the day. / But Venus charg'd him so sore he was glad he got away.
Date Published 1664-1688 ?
Author Thomas Robins
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Imprint London, Printed for T.P. at the three Bibles on London Bridge.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.88
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Title The Lovers Battle, / Being a sore Combat fought between Mars and Venus, at a place called / Cunney Castle, under Belly-hill. / Bold Mars like to a warrier stout great brags did make in field / But Venus she gave him the rout. and forc't him for to yeild, / Then Mars drew out his Rapier strong thinking to win the day. / But Venus charg'd him so sore he was glad he got away.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, The Chorals delight.
First Lines AS I by chance abroad was walking, / under a pleasant shadow tree,
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