Document ReferencePw V 388
TitleMS poem, untitled, endorsed 'Capt<ain> Rags verses on J[ohn] Philips', by Edmund Smith; n.d.
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 15 lines in hexameters.

The poem has no title but is endorsed 'Capt<ain> Rags verses on J. Philips'. Smith's carelessness about his dress, combined with his handsome appearance, gave him the nickname of Captain Rag.
First Line of PoemAspicis hunc plantis qui suffultus elephantis
Last Line of PoemTrahere sermones et tollere simaesones
Physical DescriptionOne quarto
Descriptive FeaturesChainlines about 24 mm apart
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74505Philips; John (1676-1709); Mr1676-1709
NA74536Smith; Edmund (1672-1710); Mr1672-1710
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