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Why with such freedom should the town accuse

DMI number:
7011
First Line:
Why with such freedom should the town accuse
Last Line:
But when my muse takes breath I'll soar and sing of you
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Panegyric
Themes:
Beauty, High society / the court, and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
Mr. Brockhurst
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
'By the same Hand', i.e. Mr. Brockhurst - undated MS annotation in Bodleian Library copy of miscellany ID 220 (Harding C 16).
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Last Line:
It cuts description short and gives of heaven a taste
Relationship:
By the same hand as
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [vol 5] [T93622] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.282-297
Poem Title:
The Celebrated Beauties: Occasioned By The Author's Being Suspected Of Writing "The British Court."
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Dryden's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies: the sixth part [T142876]
Page No(s):
pp.513-535
Poem Title:
The Celebrated Beauties. A Poem, Occasioned upon being suspected of writing The British Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The sixth part of miscellany poems [ecco] [T117014]
Page No(s):
pp.161-170
Poem Title:
The Celebrated Beauties. A Poem, occasioned upon being suspected of writing The British Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The sixth part of miscellany poems [T175048]
Page No(s):
pp.228-238
Poem Title:
The Celebrated Beauties. A Poem, occasioned upon being suspected of writing The British Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed