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REIGN OF CHARLES II.
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No. 47. " Coridon and Parthenia, the languishing shepherd made happy, or faithful love rewarded, being a most pleasant and delectable new Play Song: Here mournful love is turn'd into delight, To this we a chaste amorist invite." To the tune of When busy Fame. Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackery, and T. Passinger. Also, another copy, printed by P. Brooksby.
No. 180. " The Life of Love," &c. " To the tune of The fair one let me in, or Busy Fame." Printed for P. Brooksby, &c.
No. 349. "The trepanned Virgin; or, Good Advice to Maidens," &c. "Tune, When busie Fame." Printed for Coles, Vere, Wright, &c.
The song, " When busy Fame," is in Playford's Choice Ayres, v. 19, 1684 ; in Pills to furge Melancholy, iii. 249, 1707, and v. 164, 1719. It was composed by T. Farmer.
Young Coridon, whose stubborn heart No beauty e'er could move,
That'smil'd at Cupid's bow and dart, And brav'd the God of iove,
Would view this nymph, and pleas'd, at first,
Such silent charms to see, With wonder gaz'd, then sigb'd, and surs'd
His curiosity.







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