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Though I alas a prisoner be

DMI number:
23973
First Line:
Though I alas a prisoner be
Last Line:
For I can break but scorn to bend
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Riddle
Themes:
Objects[corkscrew]
Related People
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Swift Poems Project, 920-
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The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
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pp.246-247
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XXX.
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pp.66-67
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pp.66-67
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pp.246-247
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Jonathan Swift