Document ReferencePw V 239
TitleMS poem, entitled 'The Despairing Damsell, A PASTORAL', by John Gay; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 110 lines.

Endorsed 'A Pastoral by Mr Gay'.
Title Of WorkThe Despairing Damsell, A PASTORAL
First Line of PoemThe strains of A young maden I recite
Last Line of PoemAnd till tomorrow comes, deferrs her fate
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Amsterdam, 85 x 90 mm

Countermark: Letters IV, 13 x 25 mm
WatermarkArms of Amsterdam
Arms of Amsterdam
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, GaJ 31
University of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteThe Shepherd's Week: Wednesday (London, 1714)
J. Gay, Poems (London, 1720) p 93

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