How happy could I be with either, Were t'other dear charmer away!
John Gay (1685 - 1732)
Source: The Beggar's Opera, 1728
Contributed by: Zaady
'Twas when the seas were roaring With hollow blasts of wind, A damsel lay deploring All on a rock reclined.
Source: The What D 'ye Call It, 1715
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