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In my dark cell low prostrate on the ground

DMI number:
3116
First Line:
In my dark cell low prostrate on the ground
Last Line:
And thy wrecked soul be calmly hushed to peace
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet
Themes:
Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Judith Madan [nee Cowper]
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Attributed to Madan in ODNB.
Author:
William Pattison
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
ODNB entry (Madan): "‘Abelard to Eloisa’, written in 1720 in response to Pope's poem, appeared in William Pattison's Poetical Works (1728) as his own." Forster (1980): 61. Pattison (1728) I: 67-77.
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Content/Publication
Title:
The luscious poet: or, Venus's miscellany [T129745] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.57-64
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa.
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Attributed To:
Not attributed