Document ReferencePw V 240
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Song', by John Gay; n.d.
Extent2 ff
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 WorkSong
First Line of PoemTwas when ye seas was roaring
Last Line of PoemShe bow'd her Head & Dyed
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
ConditionGood, paper already reinforced
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate crowned shield and insignia 4WR under shield, 115 x 55 mm.
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, GaJ 65
Crum, Index, T 3416
University of Nottingham Library: Pw2 V 7/53
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, GaJ 62-64 & 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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