If the heart of a man is depressed with cares,
The mist is dispelled when a woman appears.

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Authentication Score 3

Original Citation

Gay, John. The Beggar's Opera. 1728, Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre, London, England, UK, act 2, sc. 1, air 21.

Current Citation

Gay, John. "The Beggar's Opera." The Beggar's Opera and Polly, edited by Hal Gladfelder. Oxford University Press, 2013, act 2, sc. 1, air 21.