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Behold the woes of matrimonial life

DMI number:
18377
Poem Aliases
Chaucer. Canterbury Tales. 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 opened to the tale a self-sufficient ear
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Prologue
Themes:
Marriage and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wife of Bath. Twickenham edition II.
Author:
George Ogle
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Translated from:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Last Line:
And bless those souls my conduct helped to save
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, modernis'd [Vol. II] [ESTC T75505]
Page No(s):
pp.123-139
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Wife of Bath's Tale.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Pope] [From p. 138] Continu'd by Mr. Ogle.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
George Ogle
Title:
The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, modernis'd by several hands [Vol III] [ESTC T75503]
Page No(s):
pp.51-75
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Wife of Bath's Tale.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Pope] Continu'd by Mr. Ogle.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
George Ogle