EBBA ID: 35992

 
The Dub'd Knight / Of the Forked Order. / OR, / The old wanton Lady as I will recite, / And Sen 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 Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
Location Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Shelfmark 2000 Folio 6 239
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      Part 1
    Title The Dub'd Knight / Of the Forked Order. / OR, / The old wanton Lady as I will recite, / And Sen 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 wi[l]ling / to play with young Men.
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