Close ×

Search EBBA

EBBA 36146

Chetham's Library - Halliwell-Phillipps
Recording Information
Ballad 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.
Standard Tune Title Hey, Boys, Up Go We
Media
Listen
Download hp288_Hey_Boys.mp3 (Right click, Save As)

Recording Information
Ballad 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.
Standard Tune Title Jenny Gin
Media
Listen
Download hp288_Jenny_Gin.mp3 (Right click, Save As)