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I sing a woeful ditty

DMI number:
4736
First Line:
I sing a woeful ditty
Last Line:
How the bullets would whistle the cannons would roar
Poem Genre / Form:
Lampoon, Satire, and Sestet ababcc
Themes:
Politics, Sex / relations between the sexes, Sex and bawdy humour, and The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II]
Related People
Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Listed as 'Poems of Uncertain Attribution' in Smith (2007): 462.
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. III] [T144915]
Page No(s):
pp.68-70
Poem Title:
A ballad, call'd the Hay-market Hectors
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [Vol. III] [T144918]
Page No(s):
pp.60-62
Poem Title:
A Ballad, call'd, The Haymarket Hectors.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed