Document ReferencePw2 V 7/53 (ff 78v-79r)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'A Song', by John Gay; n.d.
Content DescriptionText consists of five 8-line verses.

Sung in Gay's play 'the What D'Ye Call It' by Mrs Mary Caverley, first performed at Drury Lane on 23 Feb. 1715.
Title Of WorkA Song
First Line of PoemTwas when the Seas was Roaring
Last Line of PoemShe bow'd her head and Dy'd
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, GaJ ?
Crum, Index, T 3416
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 240
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, GaJ 62-64 and GaJ 66
Publication NoteJ. Gay, The What d'ye Call It (London, 1715) Act II, scene 8, lines 22-61

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1118Gay; John (1685-1732); poet and dramatist1685-1732
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