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Why lovely boy why fly'st thou me

DMI number:
5061
First Line:
Why lovely boy why fly'st thou me
Last Line:
And thou shalt need no other shade than I
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Lyric, and Complaint
Themes:
Race / racism and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Henry Reynolds
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Henry King, Poems, elegies, paradoxes and sonets (1664, ESTC R22779): 6.
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First Line:
Black maid complain not that I fly
Last Line:
And then I will bequeath my self to thee
Relationship:
Answer To/Answered By
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The diverting post, for the entertainment of town and country [P2118]
Page No(s):
Numb. 5 (v)
Poem Title:
A blackamore maid wooing a fair boy
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed