Jolly Blades that Inhabit the Town,
And with the fair Sex are contriving,
From the Gay Fop, to the hone･ bｰed Clown,
be advis'd to reバlve again･ Wiving ;
Let not a pｰoパect of Pleaブre delude,
where バ many Plagues are attending,
Foｰ 'tis the Nature of Wives to Obtrude,
and Miテries heap without ending.
Fir･, have a care of the Lady
Let no City-Girl your freedom
Let not the Country wench that
But if your Vigoｰ a Wife doth
Now how to avoid バ heavy a
L O N D O N.
Printed for J. Back, at the Black
Draw-Bridge on London-Bridge.
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The ballad "Advice to Young Gentlemen"
was printed in London between 1685 and 1688.
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