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Forgive the gods the rest and stand confined

DMI number:
5952
First Line:
Forgive the gods the rest and stand confined
Last Line:
That all things weighs and nothing can admire
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Dryden's Tenth Satire of Juvenal ('Look round the habitable world, how few'); Calif. IV (1974): 239-41.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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