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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
45 - Bound verse miscellany; n.d.[c.1682]
Pw V 45/10 (pp 15-18)
MS verse, being poem by [John Lord Carlyll] entitled 'The Hypocrite, on Satyr on Shaftsbury'; n.d.
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 45.
Text consists of 68 lines, one more than the published version.
Poem dated 1682 on the manuscript.
Satire on the Earl of Shaftesbury who is accused of nourishing the Popish agitation particularly between 23 Oct 1678 and 28 Nov 1678 with his series of anti-Catholic bills.
Title Of Work
The Hypocrite, on Satyr on Shaftsbury
First Line of Poem
Thou'rt more inconstant than the Wind or Sea
Last Line of Poem
There's none so much corrupted as his heart
Crum, Index, T 2129
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Don. b 8, p 555
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Rawl. poet. 159, f 157v
University of Nottingham Library:
Poems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 103-6
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Dates of existence
Cooper; Anthony A. (1621-1683); 1st Earl of Shaftesbury; M.P.; creat. 1672; also 1st Baron Ashley; supporter of Monmouth
Caryll; John (1625-1711); Lord Caryll; diplomatist and poet
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