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Mother quoth she let not the poultry need

DMI number:
22502
Poem Aliases
Gay. Shepherd's Week. Friday.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Mother quoth she let not the poultry need
Last Line:
And peaceful like the harmless lamb she died
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Pastoral
Themes:
Death and Trades / labour
Related People
Author:
John Gay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Shepherd's Week. Friday. Dearing and Beckwith (1974) I: 113-118.
Content/Publication
Title:
Memoirs of the life and writings of Alexander Pope, esq. [ESTC T88302]
Page No(s):
p.132
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope