EBBA 35893

Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
 
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 Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
Location Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Shelfmark 2000 Folio 6 207
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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 THere was a shaving Royster, / as I heard many tell,
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Notes ESTC Author: Laurence Price.

Printed on the verso of EBBA 35892, "[An Excellent BALLAD, intitul'd, The Unfortunate Love / of a Lancashire Gentleman, and the Hard Fortune of a fair young / Bride.]"