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It was my lord the dextrous shift

DMI number:
15683
First Line:
It was my lord the dextrous shift
Last Line:
To save mine own and others' souls
Poem Genre / Form:
Address and Couplet
Themes:
High society / the court, Manners, Money / wealth, and Patronage
Related People
Author:
Jonathan Smedley
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Swift Poems Project, 357- (Doubtful exchanges (parts of) with Swift)
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First Line:
It was my lord the dextrous shift
Last Line:
To save my own and others souls
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Content/Publication
Title:
A Supplement To The Works Of The Most celebrated Minor Poets [vol. 3] [2nd ed] [T185023] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
A Petition to his Grace the Duke of Grafton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Gulliveriana: or, a fourth volume of miscellanies. Being a Sequel of the Three Volumes, published by Pope and Swift. To which is added, Alexanderiana... [ESTC T53830]
Page No(s):
p.108-113
Poem Title:
An Epistle to his Grace the Duke of Grafton, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Attribution:
author refers to himself in poem as 'Smedley' p.110
Attributed To:
Jonathan Smedley
Title:
Miscellanea. In Two Volumes. [T39417]
Page No(s):
pp.90-94
Poem Title:
A Petition to his Grace the Duke of Grafton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellanea: the second volume [T39419] [partial reissue of T39417 vol. 2; reissue of T82103]
Page No(s):
pp.90-94
Poem Title:
A Petition to his Grace the Duke of Grafton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed