Death of Mrs. Lydia Woodburn, The

DESCRIPTION: "What mournful sounds invade mine ear? What notes of anguish do I hear? ... Ah! yes sweet blooming Lydia dies...." Woodburn, young and beautiful, is mourned by her parents and siblings; her husband grieves. All hope she is in heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Flanders/Brown); probably composed c. 1814
KEYWORDS: death youth beauty nonballad
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Feb. 9, 1814 - Death of Lydia Woodburn
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders-NewGreen, pp. 164-166, "The Death of Mrs. Lydia Woodburn" (1 text)
ST FlNG164 (Partial)
Roud #4664
File: FlNG164

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