EBBA ID: 34730

Houghton Library - Huth EBB65H 2.287
 
Virginity grown Troublesome: / OR, The Younger Sisters Lamentation for / want of a Husband. / Being a most pleasant and Delightful New Song much in use, &c. / Each Age grows Riper, love does still prevail, / And Maiden-heads at Sixteen now are stale; / Young Girls to Mothers will be turn'd e're they / Know what it means, slie Cupid does betray, / Fires them with love, and then there's nothing can / Cure their distemper, unless Oyl of Man.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, in West-smithfield.
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Collection Houghton Library - Huth EBB65H
Page 2.287
Location Houghton Library
Shelfmark EBB65H
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Title Virginity grown Troublesome: / OR, The Younger Sisters Lamentation for / want of a Husband. / Being a most pleasant and Delightful New Song much in use, &c. / Each Age grows Riper, love does still prevail, / And Maiden-heads at Sixteen now are stale; / Young Girls to Mothers will be turn'd e're they / Know what it means, slie Cupid does betray, / Fires them with love, and then there's nothing can / Cure their distemper, unless Oyl of Man.
Tune Imprint to a pleasant New West-Country Tune.
First Lines I Have a good old Mother at home, / which keeps me from Wedlock still,
Refrain What shall I do, shall I dye for love, / and never have my will. [with variation] | What shall I do, shall I dye for love, / and never Married be. [with variation]
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Ornament