The rape of the bride, or, Marriage and hanging go by destiny : containing a poetical flight upon rapes, the story of Rogeria, with the humours of a fortune-teller, giving proofs how old women become young ones : describing the passions, and uneasiness of lovers, the marriage ceremony, and subsequent diversions : also setting forth the whole plot, and by whom concerted and contriv'd : together with a certain declaration at length, the manner of the trial, and the learned arguments us'd pro and con, by the Council, explaining how far evidence ought to be credited, and upon what account men wou'd be hang'd as soon as marry'd : a poem hudibrastick, in 4 canto's : with an epistle dedicatory to the fair sex.
Printed and sold by J. Peele,
|Series:||World trials library.
Women and the law.
|Online Access:||HeinOnline Women and the Law|
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