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But when the torrent quenched the dreadful blaze

DMI number:
18187
Poem Aliases
Pope. Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
But when the torrent quenched the dreadful blaze
Last Line:
And what extinguished theirs increased my flame
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Disaster, Sex / relations between the sexes, and Sex and bawdy humour
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Mary Gulliver to Lemuel Gulliver. Twickenham edition VI: 276-9.
Content/Publication
Title:
Gulliveriana: or, a fourth volume of miscellanies. Being a Sequel of the Three Volumes, published by Pope and Swift. To which is added, Alexanderiana... [ESTC T53830]
Page No(s):
p.281
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
'the Dean' i.e. Swift
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Jonathan Swift