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Methinks the poor town has been troubled too long

DMI number:
2249
First Line:
Methinks the poor town has been troubled too long
Last Line:
To kill us by looking as if she would die
Poem Genre / Form:
Sestet aabbcc
Themes:
Sex / relations between the sexes and Social order
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Author:
Charles Sackville
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) VIII: 345. Harris (1979): 90-92.
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First Line:
Methinks the poor town has been troubled too long
Last Line:
To kill us with looking as if she would die
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Content/Publication
Title:
Poems by the Earls of Roscommon and Dorset; The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckingham, &c. [vol. II] [BL]
Page No(s):
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
Poetical miscellanies: the fifth part [T161282]
Page No(s):
pp.285-287
Poem Title:
A Song, Written some Time since.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [T214159]
Page No(s):
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
A Song. Written some Time since.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The minor poets or the works of the most celebrated authors [vol 1] [N6033]
Page No(s):
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset; the Dukes of Devonshire and Buckinhamshire [Vol II] [T94654]
Page No(s):
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
A Song, On Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon and Dorset; the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol II] [T130333]
Page No(s):
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
A Song On Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The St. James's miscellany [T193028]
Page No(s):
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of celebrated authors of whose writings there are but small remains [vol I] [T145013] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
The Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset, also those of the Dukes of Devonshire and Buckinghamshire [T95243]
Page No(s):
p.141
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset, the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire [Vol II] [T94653]
Page No(s):
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
A Song, On Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c [Vol II] [T95240]
Page No(s):
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol II] [T146730]
Page No(s):
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
A Song On Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset [Vol II] [T94657]
Page No(s):
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire [Vol II] [T152378]
Page No(s):
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire [Vol II] [T95241]
Page No(s):
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under the name of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c [Vol II] [T95242]
Page No(s):
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon, and Dorset, the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c. [Vol II] [N35509]
Page No(s):
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
A Song on Black-Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under the name of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon, and Dorset: the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c. [Vol II] [T119718]
Page No(s):
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the most celebrated Minor Poets [vol. 1] [2nd ed] [T185023] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the most celebrated Minor Poets [vol. 1] [N25943] [ECCO] (1751)
Page No(s):
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
Title:
The Works of the most celebrated Minor Poets [vol. 1] [T79268]
Page No(s):
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under the name of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville