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The Resource A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic]; : but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat

A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic]; : but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat

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A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic]; : but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat
Title
A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic];
Title remainder
but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat
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Subject
Genre
Summary
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  • A ballad about the worth of a good wife to her husband
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Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • G1082B
  • ESTCR233126
Citation source
  • Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
  • ESTC (RLIN)
Location of originals duplicates
Bodleian Library,
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Adam Matthew Publications
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  • Broadsides
  • Wives
Label
A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic]; : but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat
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Publication
Note
  • Verse - "All young-men come hearken a while if you please,"
  • Place, date and publisher's name from Wing CD-ROM, 1996
  • Filmed copy at Adam Matthew's set Women Advising Women: Part 5: Women's writing and advice, c1450-1720, reel 3, Douce Ballads 1[177], stained, with some loss of text
  • Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library
Accompanying material
Listing and guide to the microfilm collection (57p.)
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available.
Dimensions
  • obl. 1/2°.
  • 35 mm.
Extent
  • 1 sheet ([1] p.)
  • 1 reel
Other physical details
  • ill. (woodcuts)
  • microfilm
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
System control number
  • 2480202-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2480202
  • (Sirsi) AMP1984
  • (OCoLC)70747643
Label
A good wife is worth gold: or, a good wife she is a comfort to a man, if a man be careful to comfort her agen [sic]; : but a wife that's loving let not her husband grutch, he never can love a loving wife too much: I heard it spoken upon this English ground, that a loving wife was worth a thousand pound. The tune is, Jenny come tye my bonny cravat
Publication
Note
  • Verse - "All young-men come hearken a while if you please,"
  • Place, date and publisher's name from Wing CD-ROM, 1996
  • Filmed copy at Adam Matthew's set Women Advising Women: Part 5: Women's writing and advice, c1450-1720, reel 3, Douce Ballads 1[177], stained, with some loss of text
  • Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library
Accompanying material
Listing and guide to the microfilm collection (57p.)
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available.
Dimensions
  • obl. 1/2°.
  • 35 mm.
Extent
  • 1 sheet ([1] p.)
  • 1 reel
Other physical details
  • ill. (woodcuts)
  • microfilm
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
System control number
  • 2480202-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2480202
  • (Sirsi) AMP1984
  • (OCoLC)70747643

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