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Tell me love's envoy prithee do

DMI number:
42586
First Line:
Tell me love's envoy prithee do
Last Line:
I'm dove in all parts but my tongue
Poem Genre / Form:
Anacreontic, Beast tale, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Love and Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
Francis Willis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Michael Hilton, 'The Anacreontea in England to 1683', 2 vols (unpublished doctoral thesis, 1980) II: 43.
Translated from:
Anacreon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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First Line:
Tell me love's envoy prithee do
Last Line:
A prating daw or chattering jay
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek [ESTC R7394]
Page No(s):
pp.18-21
Poem Title:
VIII, The Dove.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed