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Grant but ten thousand pounds Philaurus cries

DMI number:
24411
First Line:
Grant but ten thousand pounds Philaurus cries
Last Line:
And void of that a monarch's wealth is poor
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Composite poem
Themes:
Money / wealth
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Author:
Elizabeth Carter
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from 'Whatever we think on't fortune's but a toy.' Carter (1738): 15-18.
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Comments:
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