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The husband's the pilot the wife is the ocean

DMI number:
4451
First Line:
The husband's the pilot the wife is the ocean
Last Line:
I could say much more but here ends the chapter
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet
Themes:
Love, Sex / relations between the sexes, and Sex and bawdy humour
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Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Vieth (1968): 233: Noted but omitted.
Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'A Satire on Marriage'. Brown (1715) I: 64-65. Vieth (1968): 233: 'By Tom Brown'.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. II] [T125689]
Page No(s):
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
Some verses sent by a friend to one who twice ventur'd his carcase in marriage
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The second part of miscellany poems [T117014] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
Some Verses sent by a Friend to one who twice ventur'd his Carcase in Marriage.
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Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset, also those of the Dukes of Devonshire and Buckinghamshire [T95243]
Page No(s):
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
Some Verses sent by a Friend to one who twice ventur'd his Carcase in Marriage.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot