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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 38/26 (pp 133-38)
MS poem, entitled 'Vtile Dulce', 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 138 lines.
'Ld Mordant' appears in margin by line 29.
'How' appears in margin by line 138, referring to 'Jack' in the text.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Muse lett us change our stile and live in peace
Last Line of Poem
And peevish Jack will never write againe
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 548
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Douce 357, f 134v
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Firth c 15, p 96
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 42/20
University of Nottingham Library:
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