EBBA ID: 21154

Magdalene College - Pepys 3.142
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Ballad Title The Famous Flower of SERVINGMEN. / OR, / The Lady turn'd Serving-Man. / Her Love being slain, her Father dead, / her bower rob'd, her Servants fled, / She drest her self in Mans attire, / She trim'd her locks, she cut her hair, / And thereupon she chang'd her name, / From fair Elise to sweet William.
Tune Imprint To a dainty Tune, or, Flora Farewel, Summer time, or, Loves tide.
Standard Tune Title Wert Thou More Fairer Than Thou Art
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