Document ReferencePw V 636
TitleMS satire entitled 'The Caball' in response to Dryden's essay on satire; c 1680
Date1680 (c)
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 208 lines.

Also known by the title 'In Opposition to Mr Dryden's Essay on Satyr 1680'.

This manuscript omits certain couplets as well as the last 16 lines found in the printed edition.
Title Of WorkThe Caball
First Line of PoemNow the Reformers of the Court and Stage
Last Line of PoemWould Damne themselves and theire posterity
TermThe Cabal
Physical DescriptionTwo sheets folded once to form four folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate and crowned shield, 76 x 48 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 327-38

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