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Hence satire's power tis her corrective part

DMI number:
30878
First Line:
Hence satire's power tis her corrective part
Last Line:
And slaves and sycophants surround in vain
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Corruption, Poetry / literature / writing, Virtue / vice, and Wit
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Author:
John Brown
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
LION: Extract from 'An Essay on Satire' (1763) ('Fate gave the word; the cruel arrow sped')
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First Line:
Fate gave the word the cruel arrow sped
Last Line:
That guilt is doomed to sink in infamy
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
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