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Little tory why this jest

DMI number:
25261
First Line:
Little tory why this jest
Last Line:
The whiteness of the rebel rose
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Jacobitism and Politics
Related People
Author:
Samuel Whyte
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
The authorship of the verse in The Shamrock, the collection edited by Whyte, is uncertain. Some of the verse is by Whyte, and some by unknown others.
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First Line:
Thou little tory why the jest
Last Line:
The whiteness of the rebel rose
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Epigrams fresh gather'd from the conversation of the polite [N18487] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.1
Poem Title:
On a Jacobite Lady turn'd Whig, and dress'd in Orange-colour'd Knots for a Dance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed