EBBA ID: 33569

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 1141
 
Dead and Alive: / This DITTY out of Glocestershire was sent, / To London, for to have it put in Print: / Therefore draw near, 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 instead of Poyson he drank Sack, / For which his Wife did soundly pay's back.
Date Published 1693-1694 ?
Author Lawrence Price
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Imprint London: Printed by and for W. Onley, and / A. Milbourn; and sold by the Booksel- / lers of Pye-corner and London-bridge.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.1141
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  Part 1
Title Dead and Alive: / This DITTY out of Glocestershire was sent, / To London, for to have it put in Print: / Therefore draw near, 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 instead of Poyson he drank Sack, / For which his Wife did soundly pay's back.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Old Flesh, &c.
First Lines THhere was a shaving Royster, / as I heard many tell,
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Notes Printed on the verso of EBBA 33511, titled "An Excellent BALLAD, intitul'd, The Unfortunate Love / of a Lancashire Gentleman, and the Hard Fortune of a fair young / Bride."