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He that performs not what he ought but doth the same neglect

DMI number:
23385
First Line:
He that performs not what he ought but doth the same neglect
Last Line:
For one wise man with hoary hairs three dozen fools I know
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice, Couplet, Imitation (Old / Middle English / archaic dialect), and Proverbs / gnomic verse
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
Samuel Rowlands
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
LION: extract from Diogenes Morall.
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [2nd ed] [T127413] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Proverbs of Diogenes. In Old English Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [3rd ed] [39 parts] [T112124] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Proverbs of Diogenes. In Old English Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [4thed] [T199384] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Proverbs of Diogenes. In Old English Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [T125628] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Proverbs of Diogenes. In Old English Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed