EBBA 37144

British Library - Collection of 225 Ballads
 
Maids Lamentation, / That lives in great distress / Her Sweet-heart hath forsaken her, / Now she lives in weariness, / She's almost spoil'd for Cure, / And makes such mighty moan / That she no longer can endure / Herself to lie alone, / But wishesth for a Man / To ease her of her Woe: / Her Maidenhead does trouble her, / That She's not able for to go.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Pye-Corner.
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Collection British Library - Collection of 225 Ballads
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.22.f.6.(63.)
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     Part 1Part 2
    TitleMaids Lamentation, / That lives in great distress / Her Sweet-heart hath forsaken her, / Now she lives in weariness, / She's almost spoil'd for Cure, / And makes such mighty moan / That she no longer can endure / Herself to lie alone, / But wishesth for a Man / To ease her of her Woe: / Her Maidenhead does trouble her, / That She's not able for to go.The second Part
    Tune ImprintThe Tune is, The Lass that comes to Bed to / me, OR, Sawney is gone.to the same Tune.
    First LinesMY Love is gone alack a day. / and he hath left me all a alone,FOr I am pained very sore / it brings upon me very Strife,
    RefrainIt lyes a little above my Knee, / im'e so tormented I cannot go. [with variation]That I might have ease above my knee, / I scarce am able for to go. [with variation]
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