The Wife of Bath

DescriptionEnglish: “Ye sovereign Wives! give ear and understand,
Thus shall ye speed and exercise Command.”

Illustrating Alexander Pope’s rendition of Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Prologue.
Date1751
SourceThe Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. (https://archive.org/details/worksofalexander02popeiala/page/n119/mode/2up)
AuthorJ. Wale, artist; C. Mosley, engraver

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