EBBA 34059

National Library of Scotland - Crawford
Recording Information
Ballad Title The West-Country Damosels Complaint: / OR, / The Faithful Lovers last Farewel. / Being the Relation of a Young Maid who Pined her self to death, for the Love of a Young-man, / who after he had notice of it, dyed likewise for Grief. / Careless Young-men, by this a warning take, / How you kind Virgins (when they Love) forsake; / Least the same fate o're-take you, and you dye / For breach of Vows, and Infidelity. / Be kind, but Swear not more then what you mean, / Least Comick Jests become a Trajeck Scean.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, Johnny Armstrong.
Standard Tune Title Johnny Armstrong
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