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Great Charles who full of mercy wouldst command

DMI number:
3634
First Line:
Great Charles who full of mercy wouldst command
Last Line:
Till the stroke's struck which they can never retrieve
Poem Genre / Form:
Address, Admonition, and Couplet
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts[danger of assassination of Charles II.], Betrayal / deception, Politics[Charles II and evil counsel.], and Religion[anti-Catholicism.]
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Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Vieth (1968): 226: Noted but omitted.
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First Line:
Great Charles who full of mercy mightst command
Last Line:
Till the stroke's struck which they can never retrieve
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems on affairs of state [ESTC R23725]
Page No(s):
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol I] [T108847]
Page No(s):
p.92
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. I] [T144919]
Page No(s):
p.92
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of State: from the time of Oliver Cromwell to the abdication of K. James the second. [ESTC R26563]
Page No(s):
p. 92
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on affairs of state: from the time of Oliver Cromwell to the abdication of K. James the second. [ESTC R26892]
Page No(s):
p. 98
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poems on several occasions with Valentinian [T95236]
Page No(s):
p.167
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot