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He that doth ask Saint James doth say shall speed

DMI number:
41951
First Line:
He that doth ask Saint James doth say shall speed
Last Line:
O that King James would answer so my need
Poem Genre / Form:
Distich and Epigram
Themes:
Patronage[Petitioning.] and The monarchy (heads of state)
Related People
Author:
Sir John Davies
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Alexander B. Grosart comments that this and other epigrams 'have the ring of Davies in them'. Grosart, ed., The Works in Verse and Prose [...] of Sir John Davies, 3 vols (1869-76), I: 311, 353.
Content/Publication
Title:
A help to discourse [ESTC R218198]
Page No(s):
p.98
Poem Title:
Epig. 10. In Jacobum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed