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A soul prepared needs no delays

DMI number:
34510
First Line:
A soul prepared needs no delays
Last Line:
When it shall rise immortal too
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death
Related People
Author:
Isaac Watts
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
At least partly drawn from An inscription on a monumental stone in Chessunt Church ('A soul prepar'd needs no delays'): compare Watts, 'Reliquiae Juveniles' (1734): 301.
Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
On Hannah Masfen, who died Nov. 10, 1727, Aet. 39; and John Masfen, who died Aug. 17, 1746, Aetat. 58.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed