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Wretch that I am and is it come to this

DMI number:
22046
First Line:
Wretch that I am and is it come to this
Last Line:
Farewell to victuals greatness and to you
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Fable, and Lament
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts, Animals[Mouse], Death, Food and drink, Grief / sadness / melancholy, and The happy man / contentment
Content/Publication
Title:
Poetical recreations consisting of original poems songs odes &c with several new translations. [ESTC R7698]
Page No(s):
pp. 59-61
Poem Title:
The Last Sayings of a Mouse, Lately Starved in a Cupboard. As they were taken in Short-hand by a Zealous Rat-catcher, who listend at the Key-hole of the Cupboard Door.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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Title:
The rhapsody. Being a display of the wit and humour of past times [T62617]
Page No(s):
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
The Last Sayings of a Mouse lately starved in a Cupboard. As they were taken, in Short-Hand, by a zealous Ratcatcher who listen'd at the Keyhole of the Cup-board Door, 1681.
Attribution:
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