EBBA ID: 30434

British Library - Roxburghe 3.118-119
 
The pining Maid / OR / A Pattern for Lovers / Giving a brief account of the unfortunate death of a young Man living / in Coventry, Shopkeeper, who drowned himself for the Love of a / Maid daughter to a Captain of the said City, because she denyed her / promise and would not yeild to be his wife and now she live in a / most sad condition and is very much troubled in her mind the Poet / having a hint of some of her grief composed those lines into meeter, / according to her directions and so caused it to be Printed for all / young men and maids, to take example by the same.
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
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Imprint Printed for Philip Brooksby near the Hospital-gate in West-Smith-field.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Pages 3.118, 3.119
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.9.118-119
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  Part 1
Title The pining Maid / OR / A Pattern for Lovers / Giving a brief account of the unfortunate death of a young Man living / in Coventry, Shopkeeper, who drowned himself for the Love of a / Maid daughter to a Captain of the said City, because she denyed her / promise and would not yeild to be his wife and now she live in a / most sad condition and is very much troubled in her mind the Poet / having a hint of some of her grief composed those lines into meeter, / according to her directions and so caused it to be Printed for all / young men and maids, to take example by the same.
Tune Imprint The tune is, alack for my Love I must dye.
First Lines COme all young Men & Maidens / and listen unto me,
Refrain And 'tis for my Love that I mourn.
Condition
Ornament