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Bright nymphs the objects of mankind's desires

DMI number:
8647
Poem Aliases
Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 9.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Bright nymphs the objects of mankind's desires
Last Line:
How mad she lies in solitude on Caunus raves and dies
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Love and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
John Dennis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'The Passion of Byblis; made English from the ninth Book of Ovid's Metamorphosis.' Dennis (1718) I: 60-80.
Translated from:
Ovid
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Familiar letters of love, gallantry and several occasions by the wits of the last and present age [Vol I] [T64796]
Page No(s):
pp.45-62
Poem Title:
Byblis's passionate Love-Letter to her Brother. From Ovid's Metamorphosis.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dennis.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Familiar letters of love, gallantry, and several other occasions by the wits of the last and present age [vol I] [T64784]
Page No(s):
pp.45-62
Poem Title:
Byblis's passionate Love-Letter to her Brother. From Ovid's Metamorphosis.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dennis.
Attributed To:
John Dennis