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Grant me ye gods the life I love

DMI number:
42592
First Line:
Grant me ye gods the life I love
Last Line:
And choose to live an hermit here
Poem Genre / Form:
Anacreontic, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Nature and The happy man / contentment
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Author:
Francis Willis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Michael Hilton, 'The Anacreontea in England to 1683', 2 vols (unpublished doctoral thesis, 1980) II: 43.
Translated from:
Anacreon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek [ESTC R7394]
Page No(s):
p.43
Poem Title:
XX. Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed