Pastoral poem, "A silly Sheapheard in Arcadia dwelt"

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Scope and Content

Pastoral poem beginning "A silly Sheapheard in Arcadia dwelt", in alternate-rhyme pentameter quatrains (28, followed by concluding pair of alexandrine couplets); ending "The Earthe my sober End, & quiet Pilgrimage".

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of the poem is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby, 29 October 1975 (Lot 152)


In English