Document ReferencePw V 378
TitleMS poem, untitled, by Elizabeth Rowe (née Singer); n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 54 lines.

The first line of the 1704 printed version runs: 'While swiftly down the Skies the Day descends', as does the version at Pw V 1066/9.

The earliest printed version (1704) is entitled 'A Pastoral inscrib'd to the Honourable Mrs ---', the later ones 'Love and Friendship: A Pastoral between Amaryllis & Sylvia'.
First Line of PoemWhile from the skies the ruddy sun descends
Last Line of PoemHe shall adorn my Songs & tune my voice to Love
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos; has gold graphed edges.
Physical match: Pw V 376 (dimensions) & Pw V 377 (dimensions) & Pw V 379 (dimensions) & Pw V 380 (dimensions) & Pw V 381 (dimensions) & Pw V 382 (dimensions) & Pw V 383 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Three Circles surmounted by crown, top circle containing Arms of Genoa, middle circle contains letters GCD, bottom circle has initial P, 82 x 46 mm

WatermarkCircles, three
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:Pw V 1066/9
University of Nottingham Library:
Variant version of this poem
Publication NoteDryden, Miscellany Poems vol 5 (Tonson, London, 1704), pp 378-82
Rowe, Elizabeth, The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse (London, 1739), Vol 1 pp 11-13
Rowe, Elizabeth, Poems on Several Occasions (London, 1759), pp 67-69

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1125Rowe; Elizabeth (1674-1737); Mrs; author née Singer1674-1737
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