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In my dark cell low prostrate on the ground

DMI number:
21269
First Line:
In my dark cell low prostrate on the ground
Last Line:
And your racked 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:
A Collection of Poems, From the Best Authors: Adapted to every age, but peculiarly designed to form the Taste of Youth. [T78176] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.103-109
Poem Title:
IX. Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
From an anonymous MS. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A Small but Choice Collection of Curious Pieces [T106284]
Page No(s):
pp.13-18
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa. A Poem. By Lady M. In Answer to that wrote by Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Lady M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Cupid Triumphant. Containing several Amorous Poems, Love Letters, &c. [N27871] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.155-160
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa. A Poem. In Answer to that wrote by Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mrs. C — er.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Cupid triumphant. Containing several novels, love letters, &c. [T223404] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.[155]-160
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa. A Poem. In Answer to that wrote by Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mrs. C — er.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems by eminent ladies [vol 2] [T42592] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.137-143
Poem Title:
Abelard To Eloisa.
Attribution:
Collected in section 'Original Poems By Mrs. Madan'.
Attributed To:
Judith Madan [nee Cowper]
Title:
Poems by eminent ladies [vol 2] [T60050] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.113-118
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
Collected in section 'Original Poems By Mrs. Madan'.
Attributed To:
Judith Madan [nee Cowper]
Title:
Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great Britain and Ireland [N21034] [vol II] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.10-16
Poem Title:
Abelard and Eloisa.
Attribution:
Collected under 'Poems By Mrs. Madan.'
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Title:
Poems by the most eminent ladies of Great-Britain and Ireland [T144911 vol. II]
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pp.137-143
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Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
Collected in section, 'Poems by Mrs. Madan.'
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pp.77-82
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Title:
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pp.56-62
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Page No(s):
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By Mr. William Pattison.
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Title:
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Page No(s):
pp.27-33
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Abelard to Eloisa.
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By Mr. William Pattison.
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William Pattison
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The unfortunate lovers; two admirable poems [T106283] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.13-18
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Abelard to Eloisa. A Poem. In answer to that wrote by Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Lady M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed