Document ReferencePw V 376
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Tassos Ierusalem Book 4', by Elizabeth Rowe (née Singer); n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText, which consists of 125 lines, includes a number of cancellations.

This is a translation of Tasso, Gerusalemme Liberata, Bk 4 stanzas 1-17.

The earliest published version (1704) has the title 'Tasso's Jerusalem Book the Fourth English'd by Mrs Eliz. Singer'.
Title Of WorkTassos Ierusalem Book 4
First Line of PoemBut while to bring about their great Intent
Last Line of PoemConfound the Army, sink the Curst Design
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once forming two folios
Physical match: Pw V 377 (dimensions) & Pw V 378 (dimensions) & Pw V 379 (dimensions) & Pw V 380 (dimensions) & Pw V 381 (dimensions) & Pw V 382 (dimensions) & Pw V 383 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Fleur de lis, geometrical, within narrow, crowned shield, 80 x 55 mm

Countermark: Leg within circle (Gambino) (fragment only), 20 x 10 mm


Notice gold graphed edges
WatermarkFleur de lis
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteDryden, Miscellany Poems vol 5 (Tonson, London, 1704), pp 377-44
Rowe, Elizabeth, The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse (London, 1739), Vol 1 pp 3-7

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA73134Tasso; Torquato (1544-1595); Italian poet1544-1595
NA1125Rowe; Elizabeth (1674-1737); Mrs; author née Singer1674-1737
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