Document ReferencePw V 346
TitleMS poem entitled 'Glumdalcliths Lamentation a Pastoral'; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText, which consists of 90 lines, contains corrections in the hand of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford.

Considerable variations from the published text, particularly in ll 31-70; see Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 270-74.
Title Of WorkGlumdalcliths Lamentation a Pastoral
First Line of PoemSoon as Glumdalclith miss'd her pleasing care
Last Line of PoemAnd Europe tast thy sorrows in her dish
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 334 (dimensions) & Pw V 341 (dimensions) & Pw V 342 (dimensions) & Pw V 343 (dimensions) & Pw V 344 (dimensions) & Pw V 345 (dimensions)
Physical match: Pw V 347 (dimensions) & Pw V 348 (dimensions) & Pw V 349 (dimensions)
Physical match: Pw2 V 92 (dimensions) & Pw2 V 93 (dimensions) & Pw2 V 146 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, seated Dutch maiden and rampant Seven Provinces Lion within fenced field, approx. 95 x 86 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, approx. 45 x 32 mm
WatermarkPro Patria
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PoA 211
University of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteAult and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 271-72.
J. Swift, Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver (2nd ed., 1727)
Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 270-74.
N. Ault, 'Pope and Gulliver', National Review, 122 (1944) pp 510-16
Lines 31-70 printed in Ault and Butt

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1123Pope; Alexander (1688-1744); poet1688-1744
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