EBBA 35282

Houghton Library - 25242.67
 
THE / Good Fellovvs Consideration. / OR / The bad Husbands Amendment. / Here in this Ballad you may see, / What 'tis a bad Husband to be, / For drunkenness most commonly / Brings many unto poverty. / And when a man is mean and bare, / Friends will be scarce both far and near, / Then in your youth keep money in store, / Lest in old age you do grow poor.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
Author Thomas Lanfiere
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby at the golden Ball in West-Smithfield.
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Collection Houghton Library - 25242.67
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Shelfmark 25242.67
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    TitleTHE / Good Fellovvs Consideration. / OR / The bad Husbands Amendment. / Here in this Ballad you may see, / What 'tis a bad Husband to be, / For drunkenness most commonly / Brings many unto poverty. / And when a man is mean and bare, / Friends will be scarce both far and near, / Then in your youth keep money in store, / Lest in old age you do grow poor.The Second Part,
    Tune ImprintTo the Tune of, Hey boys up go we, &c.to the same Tune.
    First LinesGOOD Fellows all come lend an ear, / and listen to my song,Sometimes she in a merry vein / would sit upon my knee,
    Refrainand keep my money in store.and keep my money in store. [with variation]
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