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When B---- contending I with R----r spied

DMI number:
3591
First Line:
When B---- contending I with R----r spied
Last Line:
Then I'll return the guineas not before
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Narrative verse, and Topical satire
Themes:
Dunces, Fighting / conflict, and Money / wealth
Related People
Author:
Sir Richard Blackmore
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
The vol. was a response in favour of B, though most would only go as far as 'his supporters Discommendatory Verses' (ODNB), rather than attribute them to B himself.
Content/Publication
Title:
Discommendatory verses on those which are truly commendatory on the author of the two Arthurs [R29732]
Page No(s):
p.10
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by the News that Tom B----n had the Courage to Engage with Sir Richard Blackmore, after his Bookseller had Defeated him
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed