EBBA 34088

National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Recording Information
Ballad Title A Looking-Glass for a Bad Husband: Or, / A Caveat for a Spend-thrift. / You that are guilty of that sinful Crime / Of Drunkenness, strive for to leave it off in time: / Lay up your Money, do not it vainly spend; / For in your greatest need, it will be your best Friend. / Endeavour in your Youth, lest in old Age you want; / For when that Poverty doth come, Friends will be scant.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Poor Man's Comfort: Or, Digby.
Standard Tune Title Digby's Farewell
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