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Prettiest of birds my Lesbia's favourite

DMI number:
39219
Poem Aliases
Catullus. Carmen 2.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Prettiest of birds my Lesbia's favourite
Last Line:
And drew the virgin to her nuptial bed
Poem Genre / Form:
Address, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Animals, Love, and Sex / relations between the sexes
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Author:
Henry Crispe
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Attributed to Crisp in Giles Jacob, Poetical Register (1719, ESTC T137459) II: 292.
Translated from:
Catullus
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellany, being a collection of poems by several hands [ESTC R3358] [EEBO]
Page No(s):
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
Lesbia's Sparrow Out Of Catullus
Attribution:
By Mr. Hen. Crisp, Fellow of Kings-College, Cambridge
Attributed To:
Henry Crispe
Title:
The adventures of Catullus and history of his amours with Lesbia [T130888]
Page No(s):
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
To Lesbia’s Sparrow [see contents table]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed