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Title: The crafty miss, or, An excise-man well fitted. Being a true relation of an excise-man who lately in the county of Kent, had received the sum of fourscore pounds, and lighting into the company of a crafty miss who gave him the chouse for it all; and riding away with his gelding, left in the stead a mare which she had stole; for which mare he was arraigned, and narrowly escaped the severe penalty of the law: which may be a suffiecient warning to all excisemen far and near, to amend their lives to hate a miss, and love their wives. To the tune of, Moggies jealousie.
Publication Info: [London : Printed for I. Deacon, 1684]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Adultery -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Robbery -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The credulous virgins complaint. Or, Lovers made happy at last. Being a caution to the female sex. Being a most pleasant new song in two parts, with the youngmans [sic] kind answer. Celia complains virgins are oft too kind, the which she did by late experience find, for yielding unto Damon she does prove that hasty pleasures are the bain of love; but in the tempest of her wounding grief, Damon comes in and yields her kind relief: but vows renew, and at last both are wed, though he before had got her maiden-head. To the tune of Sawny will never be my love again.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P[hilip]. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in West-Smithfield., [between 1670-1696]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Crums of comfort for the youngest sister. The youngest sister in despair, at last did comfort find, which banisht all her grief and care, and eas'd her troubled mind, a kind young man did promise her that she should married be, she answered him again, kind sir, thereto I'm wondrous free. To a pleasant new west country tune.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P[hilip]. Brooksby at the Golden in Ball West-Smithfield., [1680]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The cuckold's lamentation of a bad wife. He is tormented, and she tanns his hide, he knows not how to live, nor where to abide; besides she makes him for to wear the horn, and he wishes that he never had been born: to all young batchelours now he does declare, when they goe a wooing for to have a care, there's [sic] is many maids good, but some proves evil, his luck was bad, he met with a she-devil. To the tune of The country farmer. O, Why are my eyes still flow---ing.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Pye-corner., [between 1670-1696]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Communication in marriage -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Cupid's court of equity. The scornful lady quickly took, while she her love disdain'd: she was prick'd down in Cupid's book, his vassal she remain'd. Tune of, When first I bid my love good-morrow.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, near the Hospital-gate, in West-Smithfield, [between 1680-1685]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Cupid (Roman deity) -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Cupids conquest: or, Will the shepherd, and fair Kate of the green; both united together in pure love. When damsels fair doth thus ensnare, and win their lovers hearts, thus with a frown can run him down. Then Cupid takes his part. To the tune of, As I went forth to take the air: or, My dearest dear and I must part. This may be printed, R.L.S.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for J[onah]. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-Spur-Street, without Newgate., [1684 or 5]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Damon and Celia, or, The languishing lover comforted. Of all new songs, the poet hopes that this will please you well, because he knows it is a very good one, you may find hereby, there's nothing lost by loving constantly. Which ought to be all honest lovers guide but as for such who no delays abide; let them love one, for half and hour no more, and when they've done go call their Mrs. whore. To a pleasant new play-house tune, called No, no tis in vain, &c.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, & T. Passenger., [between 1678-1681]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads, English] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The down-ight [sic] vvooing of honest John & Betty. To the tune of, Cold and raw. This may be printed, R.P.
Author: E. W.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for J[onah]. Deacon, at the Angel in Guiltspur-street., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: An excellent ballad, intituled, The constancy of Susanna. To an excellent new tune.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and Wright, [165-?]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The good wives fore-cast, or, The kind and loving mothers counsel to her daughter after marriage. My daughter dear I pray give ear, this lesson I have learn'd, I'll tell to you, you'l find it true, a penny sav'd, is earn'd. Tune of, Why are my eyes, still flow----ing. &c. This may be printed, R.P.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-spur-street, without Newgate., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Mothers and daughters -- Early works to 1800] [Broadsides -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Marriage -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The Huntington-shire plovv-man: or, The plowmans complain for the loss of his hearts delight. True love alone, does cause my moan, such sorrows I possess; I being left of joys bereft, to languish in distress. Tune of, My child must have a father. This may be printed. R.P.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in Pye-Corner., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Man-woman relationships -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The innocent country. maids delight. Or, A description of the lives of the lasses of London. At London they the wanton play, as it is often seen, Whilst we do go, all of a row, unto the meadows green. Set to an excellent country dance. This may be printed. R.P.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in Pye-Corner., [1685?]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Jack Had-Lands lamentation, that sold and made away his 'state, and spent his money early and late; and let his wife and children want, now he makes great moan and does repent; and desires all good-fellows where e're they be, to take warning of his poverty. He was cast in prison at that bout, his poor wife she helpt him out; she had small reason to do that thing but true love is a gallant thing; there is scarce a tap-house in London town. Will help a man when he is cast down. To the tune of, It is old ale that has undone me. This may be printed, R.P.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in Pye-Corner., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Poverty in literature -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: A mad marriage; or, The female fancy of Debtford. Being an account of one Margaret a carpenters wife, (who to salve up the credit of a servant named Mary, who had been dabling with Ch---- Parsons a seaman, who soon after left her and went to sea) dressed her self in mans cloaths and was married to the said Mary, to prevent the shame of a crackt maiden-head. To the tune of, Moggies jealousie.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for I. Deacon, at the Angel in Guilt-spur-street, without Newgate., [1680?]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Marriage -- Humor -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: A new and true ballad of the poet's complaint: or, A new song to a new tune, of a young wench living in Holbourn, with a full discription of the notable tricks put upon her by two cornuted suitors. Reader assure thy self the thing is true, and though it seem full strange 'tis very true; I wish such gypsies fitted all as she, then would they learn much honester to be. To a pleasant new tune, called, I am confirm'd, &c.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for F[rancis]. Coles, T[homas]. Vere, J[ohn] VVright, and J[ohn]. Clarke, [between 1674-1679]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Man-woman relationships -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The rich farmers ruine; vvho murmured at the plenty of the seasons, because he could not sell corn so dear as his covetous heart desired. To the tune of, Why are my eyes still flowing, as it is play'd on the violin. This may be printed, R.P
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for J. Back, at the Black Boy on London-Bridge, near the draw-bridge., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Cruelty in literature -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The school of Venus. VVhen lusty lads and lasses meet, and merrily do play; the pleasures are so strong and sweet, both sexes love obey. Tune of, Hail to the mirtle shade.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for Josiah Blare, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge., [between 1684-1700]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The scolding wife to a pleasant new tune.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Pye-Corner., [between 1670-1696]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Scolds -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The scolding wives vindication: or, An answer to the cuckold's complaint. Wherein she shows what just reasons she had to exercise severity over her insufficient husband. To the tune of, The cuckold's complaint. Licensed according to order.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back., [1689]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Scolds -- Early works to 1800] [Cuckolds -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Scotch Moggy's misfortune: together with her chearful hops, that Shakum Guie will bury his wife, and then make Moggy a happy mother. To an excellent new tune. Licensed according to order.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P[hilip]. Brooksby, J[onah]. Deacon, J[osiah]. Blare, J[ohn]. Back., [between 1688-1692]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Man-woman relationships -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The Scotch vvooing of Willy and Nanny to a pleasant new tune: or, Nanny O. This may be printed, R.P.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Pye-corner., [between 1685-1688]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: Shall I? Shall I? No, no. A wanton lad and comely lass did once together meet; tho she seem'd coy her heart he won with complements most sweet. Tune of, The doubting virgin.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby at the Harp & Ball in Pye corner, [1684?]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The soldiers fortune: or The taking of Mardike.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden Ball in Pye-Corner., [1680-1685]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Soldiers -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Mardike Fort (France) -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: The squire's grief crown'd with comfort: or, Nectar preferr'd before scornfull Cynthia, To the tune of Let the soldiers rejoyce. Licensed according to order
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P. Brooksby. [sic] J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back., [between 1690-1692]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Man-woman relationships -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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Title: True love unvail'd, or, The coy lady over-come at last. This lively gallant having time and leisure, did court the lady to injoy his pleasure; but she seemed coy, and would not moved be, unto his loving suit for to agree: till at the length, love pleading without fee, she did resign up all immediately. To a rare new tune, or, The French minnim. With allowance.
Publication Info: [London] : Printed for P[hilip]. Brooksby at the Golden-Ball, neer the Hospital-gate, in West-smith-field., [between 1670-1696]
subjects: [Broadsides -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800] [Love poetry, English -- England -- Early works to 1800] [Ballads -- England -- 17th century]
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