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Good angels snatched him eagerly on high

DMI number:
4241
First Line:
Good angels snatched him eagerly on high
Last Line:
Nothing but elevated thoughts and gentle soft desires
Poem Genre / Form:
Elegy and Ode
Themes:
Death and Music
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Author:
John Sheffield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) X: 97.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Poetical miscellanies: the fifth part [T161282]
Page No(s):
pp.407-409
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An Ode on Mr. Henry Purcell's Death.
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Title:
The Altar of Love [12 Theta 1321]
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pp.90-91
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An Ode on Mr. Henry Purcell's Death
Attribution:
Collected under Sheffield's name.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [ecco] [T117014]
Page No(s):
pp.178-179
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An Ode on Mr. Henry Purcell's Death.
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Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [T214159]
Page No(s):
pp.180-181
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An Ode on Mr. Henry Purcell's Death.
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