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DIMEV 1849
He that can charm a shrewd wife
Reward for someone better able to charme a shrewd wife — one quatrain rhyming abcb
Subjects: women, satire directed against
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 14521. A Merry Ieste of a Shrewde and Curste Wyfe, H. Jackson, [1580?] , sig. f.4v
Transcription:
He that can charme a shrewde wyfe
Better then thus
Let him come to me and fetch ten pound
And a golden purse
Note: Huntington; R. B. 59203.