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Chetham's Library - Halliwell-Phillipps
THE / Cuckholds Petition / TO THE / Parliament of Women, / Setting forth their many Grievances; and Humbly presented to those Sage Matrons, who / appointed as a Committee to inspect the affairs of the Hornlanders. / The APOLOGY: / 'Tis for Redress, Sage Matrons that we come, / And in the Name of all in Cuckholdome, / Implore a Regulation in affairs, / That purs and Reputation both Impairs. / In all our Brethrens Names we few are sent, / This poor Petition Humbly to present. / Leaving you to consider our hard fate, / Hard as Acteons, who Transform'd of late / Was to a Stagg; for daring but to view / Naked Diana sporting with her crew.
Date Published 1684
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Imprint LONDON, Printed for A. Chamberlain in St. Johns-Street.
License Entred according to Order.
Collection Chetham's Library - Halliwell-Phillipps
Location Chetham's Library
Shelfmark H.P.288
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Title THE / Cuckholds Petition / TO THE / Parliament of Women, / Setting forth their many Grievances; and Humbly presented to those Sage Matrons, who / appointed as a Committee to inspect the affairs of the Hornlanders. / The APOLOGY: / 'Tis for Redress, Sage Matrons that we come, / And in the Name of all in Cuckholdome, / Implore a Regulation in affairs, / That purs and Reputation both Impairs. / In all our Brethrens Names we few are sent, / This poor Petition Humbly to present. / Leaving you to consider our hard fate, / Hard as Acteons, who Transform'd of late / Was to a Stagg; for daring but to view / Naked Diana sporting with her crew.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of Hey-Boys up go We: Or Genny Gynn.
First Lines THe low Petition of poor we, / Whose Heads each bear a crest,
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