Seventeenth-century verse satire

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Scope and Content

Satire on several contemporary poets, wits and men of society, beginning "Of all the wonders since the world began..."; the Latin motto "Barbara piramidum sileat miracula Memphis" appears above the first line

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of the poem is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Quaritch (Sotheby), December 1973


In English and Latin

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