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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 43/76 (pp 314-25)
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 201 lines in 13 irregular sections.
'In Imitation of the 7th Satyr of Juvinall', and, 'Et Spes et Ratio Studiorum &ca', follow title.
Title Of Work
A Satyr on the Poets
First Line of Poem
Sir All my Endeavours, all my hopes depend
Last Line of Poem
Your humble Servant Sir, not one Word more
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.
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 557
For other concordances see Index, ELM, III, PrM 355
'A Satyr against Poetry...' in C. Gildon (ed.), Chorus Poctarum (London, 1694) p 115
Wright and Spears (eds.), The Literary Works of Matthew Prior (1959), vol 1, pp 28-35
Copy not listed in the Index of Literary Manscripts 1700-1800
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