Lovely Nymph assuage my anguish
At your feet a tender swain
Prays you will not let him languish
One kind word would ease his pain.
Did you know the lad who courts you
He not long need sue in vain
Prince of song of dance of sports
You scarce will meet his like again.
Collection of English Song Sheets(ed), Huntington Library, 1720-1780.
Early American Secular Music and Its European Sources 1589-1839