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The maltster caught in a trap or, The witty ale-wife : this ale-wife she was run upon the maltster's score full twenty-pounds for malt, I think, and more : but he desir'd a bit of Venus game, and I think he paid full dearly for the same : he made a discharge I say for once, and glad he was that he could save his stones : he was lamfateed [sic] till his bones were sore : he has made a vow he'l ne'r come there no more : the ale-wifes husband did so belabour him, that made him stink, and piss for very shame : tune is, What should a young woman do with an old man : or, Digby's farewel.

The maltster caught in a trap or, The witty ale-wife : this ale-wife she was run upon the maltster's score full twenty-pounds for malt, I think, and more : but he desir'd a bit of Venus game, and I think he paid full dearly for the same : he made a discharge I say for once, and glad he was that he could save his stones : he was lamfateed [sic] till his bones were sore : he has made a vow he'l ne'r come there no more : the ale-wifes husband did so belabour him, that made him stink, and piss for very shame : tune is, What should a young woman do with an old man : or, Digby's farewel.

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Maltster caught in a trap
Date: [between 1670 and 1696?]
Publisher: Printed for P[hilip]. Brooksby at the ball in Py-Corner,
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Verse - "I pray you draw near and attend now a while,".
Place of publication and publisher's name from Wing CD-ROM, 1996.
Wing CD-ROM, 1996 gives range of dates: 1670-1696.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 4: Mounted to 30 x 42 cm.
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1 sheet ([1] p.) : 3 ill. (woodcuts) ; 23 x 33 cm.
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Object ID: 11174913
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