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While the sad tale with accents sweet

DMI number:
30514
First Line:
While the sad tale with accents sweet
Last Line:
And no returns of pity need
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Grief / sadness / melancholy and Parents and children
Related People
Author:
Josiah Relph
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
LION: extract from 'Occasion'd by a little Miss's bursting out into tears upon reading the Ballad of the Babes in the Wood' ('As the sad tale with accents sweet')
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Upon a Young Lady who wept reading the Babes of the Wood
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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