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For fame the wretch beneath the gallows lies

DMI number:
29812
First Line:
For fame the wretch beneath the gallows lies
Last Line:
Nor ever penetrate the silent urn
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Death and Fame
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Author:
Soame Jenyns
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'On the Immortality of the Soul'. Chalmers (1810) XVII: 622-635.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Fame
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed