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The husband is the pilot the wife is the ocean

DMI number:
22531
First Line:
The husband is the pilot the wife is the ocean
Last Line:
But may piss out as well the last conflagration
Poem Genre / Form:
Comic verse, Couplet, and Satire
Themes:
Marriage and Sex / relations between the sexes
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Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Vieth (1968): 233: Noted but omitted.
Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'A Satire on Marriage'. Brown (1715) I: 64-65. Vieth (1968): 233: 'By Tom Brown'.
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Content/Publication
Title:
The Theatre of Wit [ESTC T116740] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.36
Poem Title:
A Satire on Marriage.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown