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1600 - Breton, Nicholas - Pasquil's Mistress (1)

Allusion
Date 1600
Author Breton, Nicholas
Title Pasquils Mistresse
Mentions Maid Marian

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-08-01. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-12.

Allusion

If she make curtzy like Maide Marian,
And weare her linnen neuer so well slickt:
And be the flower of all the frying pan,
And haue her bosome with a Nosegaie stickt:
And in her tyre be neuer so betrickt:
And shall be married to the Bailifes sonne:
She shal be but the wench, when all is done.[1]

Source notes

Italics as in printed source.

IRHB comments

Mention of hobby horse and morris dance, sig. D1r.

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