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A swain of love despairing

DMI number:
2433
Poem Aliases
The despairing lover
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Merry Musician [6] (1731)
First Line:
A swain of love despairing
Last Line:
He fell upon the plain
Poem Genre / Form:
Song
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Composer:
Mr. Potter
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Set by Mr. Potter' (MM 6)
Content/Publication
Title:
The Merry Musician, or Pills to Purge Melancholly reviv'd
Page No(s):
p.18
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Musical Miscellany [v. 6] [?not Suarez?] [T118842] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.106-108
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover. Set by Mr. Potter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed