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My mistress she hath policy

DMI number:
42414
First Line:
My mistress she hath policy
Last Line:
And still will hold him play sir
Poem Genre / Form:
Comic verse, Septet ababccb, and Song
Themes:
Humour, jokes, Sex and bawdy humour, and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
William Hicks
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Included in the first part of Oxford Drollery (1671, ESTC R258): 29-31. Poems in the first part are attributed to 'W. H.' on the title page.
Content/Publication
Title:
Grammatical drollery, consisting of poems & songs [ESTC R34461]
Page No(s):
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
My Mistriss understands all the Cases. To the same Tune.
Attribution:
Collected under Hicks's initials.
Attributed To:
William Hicks
Title:
Oxford Drollery [R258]
Page No(s):
pp. 29-31
Poem Title:
My Mistress understands all the Cases, and therefore a great Lawyer. Tune, Shackle de Hay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks