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For the ram's fall with club of oak in hand

DMI number:
12972
First Line:
For the ram's fall with club of oak in hand
Last Line:
Not sparing nor too lavish of thy blow
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Fighting / conflict and The monarchy (heads of state)
Content/Publication
Title:
Memoirs of the society of Grub-street [vol 1] [T97941] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
[The following Epigram was written by one of the young gentlemen at Eton-school; occasioned by their being honoured with his royal highness the Duke's company at their ram-hunting. Instruxitque manum clava. ('Clavigeros inter pueros, pulcherrima proles')] Imitated in English.
Attribution:
By one of the young gentlemen at Eton-school
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