Document ReferencePw V 356
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Odi Imitatores servum Pecus &c', by Matthew Prior; n.d.
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 173 lines.

The title is adapted from Horace, Epistles 1.19.19.

Omits lines 15-16, 37-38 and 117 from the published text; see Poems on the Affairs of State (London, 1697 p 205)
Title Of WorkOdi Imitatores servum Pecus &c.
First Line of PoemSince the United cunning of the Stage
Last Line of PoemAnd praise what Durfey not translating writt
Physical DescriptionThree small folios folded once to make six quartos, with f 6 surviving only in a fragmentary quarter. Inner margin shows holes from earlier sewing or other attachment.
Descriptive FeaturesChainlines about 25 mm apart
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PrM 351
Crum, Index, S 616
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 43/26
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, PrM 349-50, 352-54
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State (London, 1697) p 205
Wright and Spears (edd.), The Literary Works of Matthew Prior (1959), vol 1, p 36

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72779Horatius Flaccus; Q. (65-8 BC); Horace; Roman poet65-8 BC
NA1124Prior; Matthew (1664-1721); poet and diplomat1664-1721
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