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He wealth not birth preferred to council's place

DMI number:
13760
Poem Aliases
Davenant. Gondibert.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
He wealth not birth preferred to council's place
Last Line:
Though bodies claim distinction by descent
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Social order
Related People
Author:
Sir William Davenant
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Gondibert (Book 2 Canto 2). Chalmers (1810) VI: 375-431.
Content/Publication
Title:
The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. [T131617] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant