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This play I wonder how the thing could hold

DMI number:
1479
Poem Aliases
Cruel gift. Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
This play I wonder how the thing could hold
Last Line:
The world shall strike by land as well as sea
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet
Themes:
The monarchy (heads of state) and Theatre
Related People
Author:
George Sewell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection and selection of English prologues and epilogues [vol 3] [T145232] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Cruel Gift.
Attribution:
Centlivre.
Attributed To:
Susanna Centlivre
Title:
The Altar of Love [ESTC N16438]
Page No(s):
pp.69-71
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Cruel Gift, a Tragedy. Spoken by Mr. Wilks. Written in the Year 1717
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed