Document ReferencePw V 340
TitleMS poem, entitled 'In Memory of Mrs Elisabeth Corbett', by Alexander Pope; n.d. [post 1725]
Date1725 post
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 10 lines. Note following title identifies Mrs Corbett and the order for 'this Monument to be erected'.

Epitaph to Elizabeth Corbett inscribed on a monument in St Margaret's Westminster, erected by her mother Mildred Cecill; she died of cancer in her breast.
Title Of WorkIn Memory of Mrs Elisabeth Corbett who departed this Life at Paris, March ye 1st 1724, after a long and painful Sickness
First Line of PoemHere rests a Woman good without Pretence
Last Line of PoemThe Saint sustain'd it, but the Woman dy'd
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate crowned shield and insignia 4WR under the shield, 115 x 54 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PoA 141
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, pt. 3, p 37 amd PoA 140
Publication NoteMiscellaneous Poems By Several Hands (London, 1730)
Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, p 322.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74510Corbett; Elizabeth (-1724); Miss; dau. of Sir Uvedale Corbett of Longnor Shropshire and Lady Mildred Cecil-1724
NA1123Pope; Alexander (1688-1744); poet1688-1744
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