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For within the hollow crown

DMI number:
37406
First Line:
For within the hollow crown
Last Line:
How can you say to me I am a king
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Drama, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Death, Disaster, Politics, The monarchy (heads of state), and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Shakespeare
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets [T115504] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
On the Vanity of Power, and the Misery of Kings.
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare