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Oppressed with grief in heavy strains I mourn

DMI number:
23074
First Line:
Oppressed with grief in heavy strains I mourn
Last Line:
Are now doomed victims to the teeth of rats
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Mock elegy
Themes:
Animals and Death
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems written occasionally by the late John Winstanley...interspers'd with many others, by several ingenious hands [vol II] [N21265] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.293-296
Poem Title:
The Poet's Lamentation for the Loss of his Cat, which he used to call his Muse.
Attribution:
Dr. Winstanley's Poems.
Attributed To:
John Winstanley