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Destined while living to sustain

DMI number:
29614
First Line:
Destined while living to sustain
Last Line:
A broken heart can bleed no more
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Love
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Author:
Mehetabel Wright [née Wesley]
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
In Lonsdale, Roger, Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Anthology Forster (1980): 71.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellaneous poems. On religious, moral, and entertaining subjects: collected from the best English authors. [N4203] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
An Epitaph for herself
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by Mrs. W-----
Attributed To:
Mehetabel Wright [née Wesley]
Title:
The Poetical Calendar. Vol. VI. For June. [T146608]
Page No(s):
p.89
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An Epitaph on Herself.
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By the Same.[i.e. Mrs. Wright]
Attributed To:
Mehetabel Wright [née Wesley]