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It so befel a silly a swain

DMI number:
25164
First Line:
It so befel a silly a swain
Last Line:
If dost pray be so kind to speak
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Narrative verse
Themes:
Rural life and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears II: 809. 'Wrongly attributed to Prior'.
Author:
William Congreve
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
McKenzie II: 437. Wright and Spears II: 809.
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Last Line:
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First Line:
It so befell a silly swain
Last Line:
If dost pray be so kind to speak
Relationship:
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Content/Publication
Title:
The muse in good humour or a collection of comic tales. By the most eminent poets [vol I] [T41630] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
The Lout looking for his Heifer. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
Title:
The sprightly muse [ECCO] [N65161]
Page No(s):
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
The Lout looking for his Heifer. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve