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Ye holy virgins that with snowy feet

DMI number:
34503
First Line:
Ye holy virgins that with snowy feet
Last Line:
Yea phoenix like to perish in the fire
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death
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Author:
Francis Quarles
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Composite extracts from 'Canticles 5.8.', I ('You holy virgins that so oft surround') and 'The Entertainment', VII ('Is Phoenix like to perish in that fire'). Emblemes (1643, ESTC R5718): 249 & 154.
Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.225
Poem Title:
On Mary Saunders, Aet. 19.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed