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For me let wisdom's sacred fountain flow

DMI number:
33129
Poem Aliases
Horace. Epistles. Book 1 Epistle 18.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
For me let wisdom's sacred fountain flow
Last Line:
Let fools and madmen scramble for the rest
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, and Imitation (in the style of...)
Themes:
Religion and The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
William of Bangour Hamilton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract (with variants) from Horace, Book I, Epistle XVIII ('Dear Ramsay if I know thy soul aright'). Chalmers (1810) XV: 640-643.
Translated from:
Horace
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellaneous poems. On religious, moral, and entertaining subjects: collected from the best English authors. [N4203] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.133
Poem Title:
Imitation of the Conclusion of Horace's 1st Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed