Ancient Songs; From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution

Ancient Songs; From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1790 edition. Excerpt: ... pafleth by her iugement, . 5 The, hy aftacc the pore allfoo, When Fortune &c Too lyve in loy out of turment, Seyng the worlde goth too and fro, Thus is my fchort avifeament, As hyt comyth so lete it go. 10 When Fortune &c VI. A SONG ON AN INCONSTANT MISTRESS. From the fame MS. t WHO fo lyft toloue god fend hym right good fpede. Some tyme y loued, as ye may fee, A goodlyer ther myght none be, Here womanhode in all degree, Full well fhe quytt my mede. 5 Who fo lyft, &c Vn to the tyme, vpon a day, To fone ther fill a gret affray, She badde me Walke forth on my way, On me me gatt none hede. Wofo lyft, &c. J afkid the caufe why and wherfor, 10 She difplefide was wl me fo fore; She wold nat tell, but kept in ftore, Perdy it was no nede. Wofo lyft, &c. For if y hadde hur difpleafed Jn worde or dede, or hir greued, ic Than if flie hadde before meved, She hadde caufe in dede. Wofo lift, &c. But well y wote y hadde nat done, Hur to difplefe, but m grete mone She hath me left and ys a gone, %% For forwe my hert doth blede. Wo fo lyft, &c. Some tyme fhe wold to me complayne, Y(F fhe had felt dyfeafe or payne, Now fele y nought but grete difdayne, Alias, what is your rede? - Wofo lift, &c. Shall y leue of, and let hur go? Nay ner the rather will y do fo, Yet though vnkyndneffe do me wo, Hur will y loue and drede. Wo fo lift, &c. Some hope that whan fhe knowith the cafe, 30 Y trufle to god that withyne fhort fpafe She will me take a gayne to grace, Than haue y well a bydde. Wo fo lift, &c. And And for trew louers fhall y pray, That ther ladyes fro day to day, May then rewarde fo that they may 35 With loy ther lyues lede. Wo fo lift, &c. Amen pur Charyte. VIII. A SONG IN PRAISE OF SIR PENNY. The praifes of this...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236497368
  • 9781236497369