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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 38/34 (pp 163-66)
MS poem, entitled 'A Panegyrick', 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 84 lines.
The poem is a satire on Nell Gwynne.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Of a great Heroine I meane to tell
Last Line of Poem
Shee who no equall has must be alone
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:
Poems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 242-5
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Dates of existence
Gwyn; Eleanor (1650-1687); 'Nell' actress and mistress of Charles II
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