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A trifling song you shall hear

DMI number:
452
Poem Aliases
A Song on a Trifle
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
RoSm.
First Line:
A trifling song you shall hear
Last Line:
And the song is a trifle to boot
Poem Genre / Form:
Comic verse and Song
Related People
Author:
George Farquhar
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Extract from 'The Beaux Strategem' Act 3. Farquhar (1711).
Composer:
D. Purcell
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
'Set by Mr. D. Purcell' (Merry Musician; Musical Miscellany).
Related Poems
First Line:
A trifling song you shall hear
Last Line:
And his song is a trifle to boot
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Merry-Musician; or a Cure for the Spleen. Being ...The Second Edition [?not Suarez?]
Page No(s):
pp.20-22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed