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As Sylvia in a forest lay

DMI number:
645
Poem Aliases
Sylvia's Moan
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Evidence:
Slight textual variants.
First Line:
As Sylvia in a forest lay
Last Line:
And her poor heart was broke
Poem Genre / Form:
Song
Themes:
Death and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Joseph Mitchell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Probable variant of 'Sylvia's Moan'. Mitchell (1729) II: 236-239.
Composer:
J. Sheeles
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
As Sylvia in a forest lay
Last Line:
And sighed her soul to heaven
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Musical Miscellany [v.3] [not Suarez?] [T118842] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.161-163
Poem Title:
Silvia and Sylvander. Set by Mr. J. Sheeles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed