The History of Leith

July 3, 2006

An Advice to Married Women

Verse 1 begins: ‘Now you married women all, / Your attention I do call, / And a good advice ill give you I am thinking, / For the husband I have got’. The woodcut at the top of the sheet depicts a well-dressed couple standing in a leafy clearing. They appear to have fallen out, however, as their bodies are stiff and turned away from one another.for more click here

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