Document ReferencePw V 31/1 (f 1r-v)
TitleAutograph MS poem, untitled, by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d. [1660-80]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionA full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 31.
Untitled song consists of eight 4-lined stanzas.
First Line of PoemHow perfect Cloris, & how free
Last Line of PoemWhat wee thinke fitt to Love
Physical DescriptionTwo quartos, ie one folio folded once, on a simple guard, pasted on modern leaf.
Descriptive FeaturesChainlines, approx 35 mm apart.
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 512/1
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteWalker, The Poems of John Wilmot, pp 40-1
Wilmot, Poems on Several Occasions, pp 68-9
Pinto, Poems of John Wilmot, pp 167-8
Vieth, 'A Textual Paradox' (1960) vol 54, pp 147-62 and (1961) vol 55, pp 130-31
This publication is a 24 line version of this poem

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
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