EBBA ID: 35848

 
Strephon and Clea: / OR, / Love in its Prime: / BEING / [T]he Happy Shepherd and Lovely Nymph: / The timorous Nymph at last does yield to Love, / And finds it next to Joys Incence above, / The only Sollace of the Soul, such Joys, / Flowing from thence, as all sad Care Destroys: / Long in kind Strephons Arms she panting lay, / 'Twixt Sighs and Smiles, well pleased with wanton play: / Till both to feed their Bleating Flocks do rise, / Not tyr'd with love, for Lovers that ne'r Cloys:
Date Published 1672-1696 ?
Author
Standard Tune
Imprint Pointed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden- / Ball, near the Hospital gate, in / West-Smithfield.
License
Collection Beinecke Library - Michell-Jolliffe
Location Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Shelfmark 2000 Folio 6 181
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      Part 1
    Title Strephon and Clea: / OR, / Love in its Prime: / BEING / [T]he Happy Shepherd and Lovely Nymph: / The timorous Nymph at last does yield to Love, / And finds it next to Joys Incence above, / The only Sollace of the Soul, such Joys, / Flowing from thence, as all sad Care Destroys: / Long in kind Strephons Arms she panting lay, / 'Twixt Sighs and Smiles, well pleased with wanton play: / Till both to feed their Bleating Flocks do rise, / Not tyr'd with love, for Lovers that ne'r Cloys:
    Tune Imprint To a pleasant New Tune Us'd at the play-House.
    First Lines LOvely and Charming Clea lay, / transported in her dear Strephons Arms,
    Refrain why will you ruine a harmless Maid? [with varation]
    Condition
    Ornament