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In a fair island in the southern main

DMI number:
21718
First Line:
In a fair island in the southern main
Last Line:
Would prove no doubt as perjured as before
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Narrative verse
Themes:
Love, Mythology, Sex / relations between the sexes, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Laetitia Pilkington [nee van Lewen]
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Printed in 'Poems by Eminent Ladies' (London: 1755), vol.2, pp.239-246. Probably by Laetitia Pilkington (Wright and Spears II: 813.)
Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears II: 813. 'Wrongly attributed to Prior'.
Content/Publication
Title:
A select collection of original love letters, to which are sub-join'd poems by eminent ladies [T82903]
Page No(s):
pp.114-120
Poem Title:
The Statures: or, the Trial of Constancy. A Tale, for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems by eminent ladies [vol 2] [T42592] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.239-246
Poem Title:
The Statues: Or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale. For the Ladies.
Attribution:
Collected in section, 'Poems by Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington.'
Attributed To:
Laetitia Pilkington [nee van Lewen]
Title:
Poems by eminent ladies [vol 2] [T60050] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.200-206
Poem Title:
The Statues: or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Collected in section, 'Poems by Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington.'
Attributed To:
Laetitia Pilkington [nee van Lewen]
Title:
Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great Britain and Ireland [N21034] [vol II] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.87-94
Poem Title:
The Statues: Or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale. For the Ladies.
Attribution:
Collected under 'Poems By Mrs. Pilkington.'
Attributed To:
Laetitia Pilkington [nee van Lewen]
Title:
Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great-Britain and Ireland [T144911 vol. II]
Page No(s):
pp.239-246
Poem Title:
The Statues: Or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale. For the Ladies.
Attribution:
Collected in section, 'Poems by Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington.'
Attributed To:
Laetitia Pilkington [nee van Lewen]
Title:
The Agreeable Medley or, Universal Entertainer [T98503]
Page No(s):
pp.249-255
Poem Title:
The Statues: Or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Muse in a moral humour: being a collection of tales, fables, pastorals, by Several Hands. [Vol I] [T130696] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.209-217
Poem Title:
The Statues; or, the Trial of Constancy. A Tale for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed