[Epigram on E. S. Dallas] (“There is a poor devil named Dallas”)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1870 April 27
Rhyme: a3 a3 b2 b2 a3
Meter: iambic
Genre: limerick

Scholarly Commentary


The full limerick was sent by DGR in a letter to his publisher Ellis (28 April 1870). He had begun to work out the text in his letter of the previous day (see Fredeman, Correspondence, 70. 125 ). It has not previously been included in DGR's corpus.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
Source File: 37-1870.raw.xml