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The head of man just like a hive is made

DMI number:
9618
First Line:
The head of man just like a hive is made
Last Line:
Then like the rest they on each other prey
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Composite poem
Themes:
Imagination and Part of the body[Head; brain]
Related People
Author:
Margaret Cavendish [nee Lucas]
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Composite extract with variants: ll. 1-6 from 'Similizing the Head of Man to a Hive of Bees'. Cavendish (1653): 149; ll. 7-10 from 'Similizing Fancy to a Gnat' (151); ll. 11-12 from 'I language want to dress my fancies in' (212-214); ll. 13-14 from 'The Prey of Thoughts' (150).
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
The Head of Man compar'd to a Hive of Bees
Attribution:
From the Dutchess of Newcastle
Attributed To:
Margaret Cavendish [nee Lucas]
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
The Head of Man compar'd to a Hive of Bees
Attribution:
From the Dutchess of Newcastle
Attributed To:
Margaret Cavendish [nee Lucas]
Title:
The agreeable variety: being a miscellaneous collection in prose and verse from the works of the most celebrated authors [T61569]
Page No(s):
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
The Head of Man compar'd to a Hive of Bees
Attribution:
From the Dutchess of Newcastle
Attributed To:
Margaret Cavendish [nee Lucas]