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If humble wives that drag the marriage chain

DMI number:
5138
Poem Aliases
The Gamester. Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute
Evidence:
First Line:
If humble wives that drag the marriage chain
Last Line:
We mean to run away and let the parish take it
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Prologue
Themes:
Marriage and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Nicholas Rowe
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) IX: 470.
Content/Publication
Title:
The diverting post, for the entertainment of town and country [P2118]
Page No(s):
Numb. 15 (r)
Poem Title:
A prologue to the new play called, The Gamester. Spoke by Mr. Betterton
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Row
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
Title:
A collection and selection of English prologues and epilogues [vol 3] [T145232] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Gamester.
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
Title:
Miscellanea: the second volume [T39419] [partial reissue of T39417 vol. 2; reissue of T82103]
Page No(s):
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Gamester: A Comedy. As it was acted at the New Theatre in Lincolns-Inn Fields. Spoken By Mr. Betterton.
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