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O wretch hath madness cured thy dire despair

DMI number:
11611
First Line:
O wretch hath madness cured thy dire despair
Last Line:
Ere pestilence or famine sweep the land
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Complaint
Themes:
Charity, Money / wealth, Parents and children, and War
Related People
Author:
Mary Barber
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Lonsdale (1984): 233-4
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T42622] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
On seeing an Officer's Widow distracted, who had been driven to Despair, by a long and fruitless Sollicitation for the Arrears of her Pension.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T42623]
Page No(s):
pp.240-242
Poem Title:
On seeing an Officer's Widow distracted who had been driven to Despair, by a long and fruitless Sollicitation for the Arrears of her Pension.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T42643] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.240-242
Poem Title:
On seeing an Officer's Widow distracted who had been driven to Despair, by a long and fruitless Sollicitation for the Arrears of her Pension.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber