The Nymph in vain, bestows her Pains
Title: A Song
Primary Texts: MS's: F-H 283, 60*; Folger, 33 (followed by "The Bargain" and "Upon a Punchbowl").
Secondary Eds: 1903 Reynolds prints Folger text, 132 , rpt of 1903 Reynolds: 1979 Rogers AF, 92.
20C: Rpt of 1713/1903: 1979 Rogers Six Women, 17.
Comment: Piquant comment on the effect of drunkenness on love, a theme Finch recurred to repeatedly.
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