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Black girl complain not that I fly

DMI number:
5928
First Line:
Black girl complain not that I fly
Last Line:
And I'll bequeath myself to thee
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Lyric
Themes:
Love, Race / racism, and Sex / relations between the sexes
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Author:
Henry King
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'The Boyes answer to the Blackmoor'. King (1664): 6-7.
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Black maid complain not that I fly
Last Line:
And then I will bequeath my self to thee
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
pp.485-486
Poem Title:
The Fair Boy's Paradoxical Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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