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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 38/37 (pp 179-81)
MS poem, entitled 'Scotch Song', 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 five 8-line verses.
Written on the Oxford Parliament, March 1681.
Pencilled note 'my red book' probably refers to another copy of the song.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Yee London Lads be sorry
Last Line of Poem
And the Dee'll hang 'um I troe
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, Y 79
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Don. b 8, p 701
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 39/21
University of Nottingham Library:
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