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Why droops this heart with fancied woes forlorn

DMI number:
34432
First Line:
Why droops this heart with fancied woes forlorn
Last Line:
Aid the kind breast and waft his boat to land
Poem Genre / Form:
Elegy and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Animals, Death, Nature, Poverty, and Slavery
Related People
Author:
William Shenstone
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XIII: 277.
Content/Publication
Title:
The beauties of the poets. Being a collection of moral and sacred poetry, from the most eminent authors [T90031] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.187-190
Poem Title:
Elegy on the African Slaves.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
Title:
The beauties of the poets. Being a collection of moral and sacred poetry, from the most eminent authors. [T87951] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.209-212
Poem Title:
Elegy on the African Slaves.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
Title:
The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry, from the most eminent authors. [N16023] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.210-213
Poem Title:
Elegy on the African Slaves.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
Title:
The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry, from the most eminent authors. [N29557] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.210-213
Poem Title:
Elegy on the African Slaves.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
Title:
The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry, from the most eminent authors. [T87952] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.210-213
Poem Title:
Elegy on the African Slaves.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone