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Magdalene College - Pepys 3.267
 
The MAIDENS Moan, / OR, / Her sad and sorrowful Complaint for want of a Husband. / Let not my witness be withstood, / young men some pity shew; / You know that I am Flesh and Blood / Alas! as well as you.
Date Published 1685-1688
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Imprint Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden=Ball in Pye=corner
License This may be Printed, R. P.
Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Page 3.267
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 3.267
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  Part 1
Title The MAIDENS Moan, / OR, / Her sad and sorrowful Complaint for want of a Husband. / Let not my witness be withstood, / young men some pity shew; / You know that I am Flesh and Blood / Alas! as well as you.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, A Touch of the Times. Or, The Countrey Farmer.
First Lines I am a poor Maiden in woful distress, / Still dayly tormented I needs must confess;
Refrain To see thousands marry'd, and I lye alone. {with variation in final stanza}
Album Page 1/2 sheet oblong folio, ?200 x 290
Condition cropped right and bottom edges, torn bottom edge, damaged surface
Ornament vertical rule