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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 38/18 (pp 97-100)
MS poem, entitled 'The Looking Glasse', 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 67 lines.
Gloss to the text in a different hand: 'Portsmouth' appears in margin by line 1.
Title Of Work
The Looking Glasse
First Line of Poem
Methinks I see you newly rissen
Last Line of Poem
The Raines of Government must breake
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.
Crum, Index, M 343
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Don. b 8, p 647
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 39/17
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 45/17
V. de S. Pinto, Poems by the Earl of Rochester (1953)
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