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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 38/32 (p 158)
MS poem, entitled 'A pert Imitation of All the Flatteryes of Fate', 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 6 lines.
Written on King James II, in 1686.
Title Of Work
A pert Imitation of All the Flatteryes of Fate
First Line of Poem
All the world cannot afford
Last Line of Poem
For shee's able to Bawd for a whole Councill board
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, A 1031
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet. e 49, p 22
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/20
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