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Gentle blast of ill concoction

DMI number:
4969
First Line:
Gentle blast of ill concoction
Last Line:
Th'amusement of the maids at court
Poem Genre / Form:
Comic verse and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Scatological humour / bodily functions[farting]
Related People
Author:
William Byrd
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Byrd's authorship disputed in Cameron C. Nickels, and John H. O'Neill, 'Upon the attribution of 'Upon a fart' to William Byrd of Westover' Early American Literature 14.2 (1979) 143-148
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Gentlest blast of ill concoction
Last Line:
Th'amusement of the maids at court
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Comments:
First Line:
Faugh by my shoul dat ish a nasty vord
Last Line:
Faugh thou'rt gone by my shoul dou stink too long to last
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Answer To/Answered By
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Content/Publication
Title:
Jemmy Carson's Collections [T187842] [ECCO Cambridge University Library]
Page No(s):
p.32
Poem Title:
A Fart.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [Vol. III] [T144918]
Page No(s):
p.396
Poem Title:
A F----.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed