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T. R. Smith, comp.  Poetica Erotica: Rare and Curious Amatory Verse.  1921–22.
“Jenny Long Resisted Wully’s Fierce Desire”
(A Broadside Song with music; [c. 1700] set by R. Leveridge)

JENNY long resisted
  Wully’s fierce desire;
She the more persisted,
  Coyness raised his Fire.
When he’d reap’d the Treasure,        5
  And the Virgin’s Spoils,
He found such short Pleasure,
  Answered not his Toils.
Jenny lay neglected
  In her Lover’s Arms,        10
When she was rejected,
  She try’d all her Charms:
Then she did discover,
  That no Trick, nor Art,
Tho’t might win a Lover,        15
  Could regain his Heart.

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