Sweet Maid - song - Bishop

Ref. g70

Henry Rowley Bishop  1786-1855

London, Printed for the Author, by L.Lavenu, 26, New Bond Street.

pp.35-38    1809?    Condition- Fair, a well loved and thumbed copy, with paper supports

After the fire at Drury Lane, along with all his music, Bishop rewrote the best part of it again, from memory, with, as he said, sometimes with improvements

'Wherefore Sweet Maid sigh you so,  Why does your soft cheek fade,  Is it for Love, Is it for Woe,  Love is not Joy Sweet Maid.'

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