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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
43 - Bound volume of MS poems and songs by various authors; n.d. [1681-1703]
Pw V 43/38 (pp 175-83)
MS poem, entitled 'A Satyr on the Poets', not ascribed; n.d.
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of 134 lines in 18 irregular sections.
'Witcherley' appears in margin by line 51, p 178 and 'Shadwell' by line 69, p 179.
Title Of Work
A Satyr on the Poets
First Line of Poem
Wretch! whosoe're thou art that long'st for Praise
Last Line of Poem
And warns his Comrades to Repent, then Dyes
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 43.
Crum, Index, W 2842
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Firth c 16, p 177
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 901
University of Nottingham Library:
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