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The musical shepherdess, or, Dorinda's lamentation for the loss of Amintas : Amintas all Arcadia's Glory was, a youth so sweet that all he did surpass, but times all mowing sith this flower did cut, fate to his days hath the last period put : for musick, and for singing, who but he, was fit to help the gods with harmony? his fair Dorinda, seeing he was gone, and she poor mournful damsel left alone : invokes the nymphs to sing his praise, whilst she a garland weaves, then ends her days, resolving not to stay behind her love, she being deny'd him here, mounts up above : to a pleasant new tune, called, Amintas farewel: or, Digby's farewell.

The musical shepherdess, or, Dorinda's lamentation for the loss of Amintas : Amintas all Arcadia's Glory was, a youth so sweet that all he did surpass, but times all mowing sith this flower did cut, fate to his days hath the last period put : for musick, and for singing, who but he, was fit to help the gods with harmony? his fair Dorinda, seeing he was gone, and she poor mournful damsel left alone : invokes the nymphs to sing his praise, whilst she a garland weaves, then ends her days, resolving not to stay behind her love, she being deny'd him here, mounts up above : to a pleasant new tune, called, Amintas farewel: or, Digby's farewell.

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Musical shepherdess
Creator: Pope, Walter, d. 1714
Date: [between 1681 and 1684]
Publisher: Printed for J. W[right]., J. C[lark]., W. T[hackeray]., and T. P[assenger],
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Description:
Signed at end: W.P. With allowance, i.e. Walter Pope--Wing.
Place and date of publication and publishers' names from Wing.
Verse - "Adieu to the pleasures and follies of love,".
Another edition has "shepeherdess" in title.
BEIN 2000 Folio 6 260: Mounted to 30 x 42 cm.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : 5 ill. (woodcuts) ; 23 x 35 cm.
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Object ID: 11175182
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