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38 - Volume containing MS poems and songs, by anon. and various authors including John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, John Dryden and Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset; n.d.
Pw V 38/1 (pp 1-2)
MS poem, entitled 'Prologue', by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 38.
Text consists of 37 lines.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Gentle reproofs haue long been try'd in uain
Last Line of Poem
To fright away the vermin of the Age
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 38.
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 32/1
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Dates of existence
Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet
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