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Fair Susan did her wif-hede well menteine

DMI number:
39284
First Line:
Fair Susan did her wif-hede well menteine
Last Line:
Full merveillous I wote were swilk denyal
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:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefixed, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [Vol. I] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
p.CDIII
Poem Title:
In Chaucer's Stile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix’d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [ESTC T41]
Page No(s):
p.CCCXCVIII.
Poem Title:
In Chaucer's Stile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
Page No(s):
p.171
Poem Title:
CLXXXII. In Chaucer's Style.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior