EBBA ID: 30724

British Library - Roxburghe 2.268
 
The Dying Lovers / Complaint. / Daphne laments cause Strephon is unkind, / Wanting his love no comfort he can find, / and missing that which she desires to have, / Poor Daphne sighs her selfe into the Grave.
Date Published 1678-1680
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Imprint Printed for, F. Cole T. Vere J Wright / J. Clar. W. Thackery and T. Passenger.
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Collection British Library - Roxburghe
Page 2.268 Verso
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.8.268
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TitleThe Dying Lovers / Complaint. / Daphne laments cause Strephon is unkind, / Wanting his love no comfort he can find, / and missing that which she desires to have, / Poor Daphne sighs her selfe into the Grave.The second part,
Tune ImprintTune of Young Phaon.To the / same tune.
First LinesI Am quite undone my cruel one / has me forsaken quite,My Golden hair I rent and tear / like one outragious mad,
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Notes Printed on the verso of EBBA 20725, entitled "Love's Downfal: / Being a sad and true Relation of a young Lady, who fell in love with her Father's / Stable-groom, but their loves being discovered, was disappointed by her one Father, who / would have watcht her to a Knight; but she for love of the Groom, fell in Despair, / and in the conclusion made her self away. Likewise how her Death shortned her Father's / Days, and how her faithful Friend, the Groom, ended his own Life with a sharp Wea- / pon: Being a WARNING to all PARENTS not to Match their Children a- / gainst their Wills, &c."