EBBA ID: 34025

National Library of Scotland - Crawford 1218
 
The Dub'd Knight / Of the Forked Order. / OR, / The old wanton Lady as I will recite, / And Son John the Serving-Man her hearts delight, / Their doings and actions, If you will attend, / In Meeter, they are by a Poet Pen'd. / The subtilty of women either old or young, / And what cunning excuses they have with their tongue, / That will play with their Husbands and laugh them to scorn, / Stroke up there brows, and there place a horn.
Date Published 1666-1700 ?
Author Abraham Miles
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Imprint Printed for W. Whitwood / at the Golden Bell at Duck= / Lane end in West-smith=field.
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Collection National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Location National Library of Scotland
Shelfmark Crawford.EB.1218
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Title The Dub'd Knight / Of the Forked Order. / OR, / The old wanton Lady as I will recite, / And Son John the Serving-Man her hearts delight, / Their doings and actions, If you will attend, / In Meeter, they are by a Poet Pen'd. / The subtilty of women either old or young, / And what cunning excuses they have with their tongue, / That will play with their Husbands and laugh them to scorn, / Stroke up there brows, and there place a horn.
Tune Imprint The Tune is, I am fallen away.
First Lines TWas a Lady born / of high degree,
Refrain So old, so old, / so wondrous old, / Till threescore years and ten, / Old women are willing / to play with young Men.
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