An 18th Century Poem On Miscarriage

Posted November 30, 2017 11:44 pm by Suzanne F.

An 18th Century Poem On Miscarriage

I will follow up the blogpost on the 18th century poem on abortion with the 18 century poem on miscarriage. It was published in the November 1787 issue of The Gentleman’s Magazine in London. No author was listed.Lines by a Gentleman, Addressed to his Wife on, her Miscarriage;the Foetus being in Spirits.Untimely sever’d from its mother’s womb, Behold a foetus in its liquid tomb. Let those who beauty, valour, wisdom prize, See from whence beauty, valour, wisdom arise; The little embryo of a future king Must grow to power from so small a thing. Whether to float in spirits, or

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