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The rays did in her countenance appear

DMI number:
9614
First Line:
The rays did in her countenance appear
Last Line:
And paid her in variety of woe
Poem Genre / Form:
Character, Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Composite poem
Themes:
Characters, Virtue / vice, and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
Katherine Philips
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Parts of poem taken from Philips' 'In Memory of Mrs. E. H.' ('As some choice Plant cherish'd by Sun and Air'); 'In memory of that excellent person Mrs. Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbigh-shire' ('I cannot hold, for though to write were rude'). Thomas (1990) I: 111-14, 175-6.
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
On Mrs: ------
Attribution:
Characters pick'd out of Mrs. Phillips's Poems, apply'd to several Persons.
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
On Mrs: -------
Attribution:
Characters pick'd out of Mrs. Phillips's Poems, apply'd to several Persons.
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
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.190-191
Poem Title:
On Mrs: --------
Attribution:
Characters pick'd out of Mrs. Phillips's Poems, apply'd to several Persons.
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips