Document ReferencePw V 211
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Prologue', not ascribed; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 39 lines.

The printed version in 'Wit and Mirth' is entitled 'A Prologue by Sir John Falstaff'.
Title Of WorkPrologue
First Line of PoemSee Brittains, see one halfe before y<ou>r eyes
Last Line of PoemPreserve Plump Jack, & banish all beside
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
ConditionFragile and torn
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Three Circles surmounted by crown, the top circle the Arms of Genoa, the middle circle contains letters GB, 85 x 40 mm

WatermarkCircles, three
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PrM 526
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 44/83
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteT. D'Urfey, Wit and Mirth: or, Pills to Purge Melancholy (London 1700) II, pp 313-14
Wright and Spears (edd.), The Literary Works of Matthew Prior (1959), vol 2, p 775
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