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Broadside ballad entitled 'The forsaken lover; OR the female's blast'

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The Forsaken Lover;

O   R
The Female's Blast.

HEr vows of love
They seem'd to prove
Most faithful unto me ,

But now I've sound

Which doth me wound
In them no constancy,

She now and then

Seem'd to maintain,
Her amorous Affection,

Which proved false,

Yea turned was,
To odious rejection ,

Most certainly
Now do I see
That Females do advise

Deceit and guile,

Even with a smile,
Vain lovers then be wife

Let not vain love

Your fancy   move ,
from whence nought can re

But may at last      ( dound

Prove but a blast,
To thee a fatal wound,

Experience,

doth teach me hence ,
That love which in great measure

Fantastick   brain                  

Doth count as gain,
Nought is but ending pleasure,

For love they may

For you to day
Protest ; tomorrow none

For they perhaps

Take a relapse.
Then thou art left alone ;
F I N I S

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Probable date published: 1701-   shelfmark: S.302.b.2(075)
Broadside ballad entitled 'The forsaken lover; OR the female's blast'
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