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Selected Poetry of Anne Killigrew (1660-1685)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Among the Suits, O Jove, my humbler take;
A little give, I that Enough will make.
        (First Epigram: Upon Being Contented with a Little, 9-10)
  1. The Discontent
  2. First Epigram: Upon Being Contented with a Little
  3. The Miseries of Man
  4. On Death

Biographical information

Given name: Anne
Family name: Killigrew
Birth date: 1660
Death date: 16 June 1685
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Henry Killigrew
Language: English
Literary period: Restoration
Residence: St. Martin's Lane, London: 1660
Cause of death: Small-pox
Buried at: Chancel of St. John the Baptist's chapel in the Savoy
First RPO edition: 1996-2000