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Whilst tears overflow the royal widow's bed

DMI number:
7015
First Line:
Whilst tears overflow the royal widow's bed
Last Line:
And the queen's life the world's repose secures
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Elegy
Themes:
Death and The monarchy (heads of state)[Anne; Prince George of Denmark]
Related People
Author:
Sir Richard Steele
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Marked as a doubtful attribution by Stuart Gillespie and David Hopkins. Gillespie and Hopkins, eds, The Dryden-Tonson Miscellanies, 1684-1709, 6 vols (London, 2008), VI: xi.
Content/Publication
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies: the sixth part [T142876]
Page No(s):
pp.547-548
Poem Title:
To The Queen; Upon the Death of His Royal Highness
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The sixth part of miscellany poems [ecco] [T117014]
Page No(s):
p.175
Poem Title:
To the Queen; upon the Death of His Royal Highness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The sixth part of miscellany poems [T175048]
Page No(s):
p.243
Poem Title:
To the Queen; upon the Death of His Royal Highness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed