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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
47 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d.
Pw V 47/51 (f 68v)
MS poem, entitled 'Prologue', by Sir Charles Sedley; 1690
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 22 lines.
Dated 1690 in this manuscript.
'By Sr: Cha: Sidley', follows title.
'To the Strowlers', follows attribution.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Beauty and wit so barely you requite
Last Line of Poem
Shou'd Judge, or write, beyond a Billet Deux
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 47.
Index, ELM II, SeC 33
For other concordances see Index, ELM II, SeC 31-32
Poems on Affairs of State (London, 1698)
Pinto (ed.), The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Sir Charles Sedley (London, 1928) vol I, p 49
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Dates of existence
Sedley; Charles (c.1639-1701); Sir; poet
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