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Oh hear a pensive captive's prayer

DMI number:
27222
First Line:
Oh hear a pensive captive's prayer
Last Line:
And break the hidden snare
Poem Genre / Form:
Lament and Quatrain abcb
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts, Animals, God, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'The Mouse's Petition'. Aikin (1825) I: 35-38.
Related Poems
First Line:
Oh hear a pensive prisoner's prayer
Last Line:
And break the hidden snare
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Select lessons in prose and verse from various authors [N21758] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.141-143
Poem Title:
The Mouse's Petition, Found in the Trap, where he had been confined all Night.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbauld.
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
Title:
Select lessons in prose and verse from various authors [T147647] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.141-143
Poem Title:
The Mouse's Petition, Found in the Trap, where he had been confined all Night.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbauld.
Attributed To:
Not attributed