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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
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 38/14 (pp 73-74)
MS poem, entitled 'A Ballad', not ascribed; 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 six 3-line verses plus the refrain, 'Shees alwaies attended by Ballocks and Tarse, Sweet Candish in C__t and bold Frank at her A___'.
'Lady Eliz Felton' appears in margin by verse 1, line 1.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Of all quality whores modest Betty for mee
Last Line of Poem
Sweet Candish in C__t and bold Frank att her A___
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 39/11
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