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Document ReferencePw V 348
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Verses Occasion'd by Mr Thomas D'Urfey's adding a Flourish at the End of His Name...', by Alexander Pope; n.d. [c. 1724]
Date(1724)
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 84 lines, in 11 irregular verses, with note to 'Neuf Germain' in verse 9 explaining 'A Poet whose name Voiture Celebrates in the same way y<a>t Durfey is here Celebrated'.

Annotatation 'by mr Pope' made beneath the title by Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford.

For discussion of text and possible dating, see Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, p 90.
Title Of WorkVerses Occasion'd by Mr Thomas D'Urfey's adding a Flourish at the End of His Name which was taken for an &ca
First Line of PoemJove call'd before him 'tother Day
Last Line of PoemTo ye Great Name of Tom D'Urfey
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 334 (dimensions) & Pw V 341 & Pw V 342 (dimensions) & Pw V 343 (dimensions) & Pw V 344 (dimensions) & Pw V 345 (dimensions)
Physical match: Pw V 346 (dimensions) & Pw V 347 (dimensions) & Pw V 349 (dimensions) & Pw V 1172 (dimensions)
ConditionGood
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, seated Dutch maiden and Seven Provinces lion within fenced field, 95 x 98 mm

Countermark: Royal cipher, GR surmounted by crown, 45 x 28 mm
WatermarkPro Patria
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PoA 356
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, PoA 355 and PoA 357
Publication NotePope, Miscellanea. In Two Volumes (London, 1727)
Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 85-90.

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA31732D'Urfey; Thomas (1653-1723); Mr; poet and dramatist1653-1723
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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