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Terry F   Link to this

A comedy first performed 23 February 1663

Six songs from it:
Thy love is chaste they tell thee so
Drink to me boy
Here I pipe here I keep
I am an evening dark as night (Song in Dialogue)
Buff's a fine sport
Phoebus [Who calls the world's great light] (Song with dialogue interspersed)
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Sir Robert Stapylton of Carelton in Yorkshire, a poet of much fame, was at the battle of Edgehill with King Charles the First, and had an honorary degree given him at Oxford for his behaviour on that occasion. He wrote the Slighted Maid, a comedy; The Step-Mother, a tragi-comedy; and Hero and Leander, a tragedy; besides several poems and translations.]
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in Aqua Scripto   Link to this

from another song : Chorus.
Let the Men ware the Ditches;
Maids, look to your Breetches,
We'l scratch them with Briars and Thistles:
When the Flajolets cry,
We are a-dry;
Pond-water shall wet their Whistles.

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Terry Foreman   Link to this

The Slighted Maid, A Comedy
Robert Stapylton,
Printed for Thomas Dring [etc.], London, 1663

Electronic text:
http://xtf.lib.virginia.edu/xtf/view?docId=chad...

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