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Here lies my wife here let her lie

DMI number:
35095
First Line:
Here lies my wife here let her lie
Last Line:
Now she's at rest and so am I
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death, Sex / relations between the sexes, and Wit
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Not by D – never collected. ‘ascribed to Dryden in MS Harl. 7316, p.189’, and ’no evidence that the lines were written by him’ (Malone, Works, 1803; I, p.395). Hammond excludes it (V, 684).
Content/Publication
Title:
Additions to the works of Alexander Pope, Esq. [T5465] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.131
Poem Title:
Epitaph Intended by Mr. Dryden for his Wife.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Additions to the works of Alexander Pope, Esq. [T5466] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.127
Poem Title:
Epitaph Intended by Mr. Dryden for his Wife.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The muse's mirrour: being a collection of poems [vol 2] [N10300] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.131
Poem Title:
Epitaph intended by Mr. Dryden for his Wife.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The muse's mirrour: being a collection of poems [vol 2] [T124632] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.131
Poem Title:
Epitaph intended by Mr. Dryden for his Wife.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
Not attributed