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Fair susan did her her wifehood well maintayne

DMI number:
39287
First Line:
Fair susan did her her wifehood well maintayne
Last Line:
Full marvaillous I wot were such denyale
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation (Old / Middle English / archaic dialect)
Themes:
Sex / relations between the sexes
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Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears I: 400.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Poems on several occasions. By the Earls of Roscommon, and Dorset, &c. [T132428]
Page No(s):
p.143
Poem Title:
Susannah And The Two Elders.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Prior]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset [Vol. II] [ECCO] [N25977]
Page No(s):
p.143
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Susannah And The Two Elders.
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By the same [i.e. Prior]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior