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Behold the woes of matrimonial life

DMI number:
8384
Poem Aliases
Chaucer. The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Pope. Wife of Bath.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Last Line:
And bless those souls my conduct helped to save
Poem Genre / Form:
Comic verse, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Marriage
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Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wife of Bath. Twickenham edition II.
Translated from:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Last Line:
And opened to the tale a self-sufficient ear
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [N37755]
Page No(s):
pp.8-20
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath Her Prologue; From Chaucer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T133656]
Page No(s):
pp.3-27
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath Her Prologue, from Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T75180]
Page No(s):
pp.3-27
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath Her Prologue from Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies, consisting of original poems and translations [T75179]
Page No(s):
pp.3-22
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath Her Prologue, From Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
The merry fellow [T128505] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.148-159
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The muse in good humour [ESTC T41629]
Page No(s):
pp.60-76
Poem Title:
Tale VII. The Wife of Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The muse in good humour [T100480] [vol II]
Page No(s):
pp.265-280
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath's Tale. From Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
The muse in good humour [T86635]
Page No(s):
pp.60-76
Poem Title:
Tale VII. The Wife of Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Mr. Alexander Pope. To which are added, I. Cooper’s-Hill. By Sir John Denham. II. An Essay on Translated Verse... [ESTC T5394]
Page No(s):
p.159-172
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath. From Chaucer.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope