Who is unknown. the unfaithful shepherdess?

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    While that the sun with his beams hot
    Scorched the fruits in vale and mountain,
    Philon the shepherd, late forgot,
    Sitting beside a crystal fountain,
    —Unknown. The Unfaithful Shepherdess (l. 1–4)

    Of course, the comic figure in all this is the long-suffering Mr. Wilkes. Mr. Wilkes—who can’t be mentally faithful to his wife and won’t be unfaithful to her technically.
    Sidney Howard (1891–1939)