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Here lies a great and mighty king

DMI number:
5668
First Line:
Here lies a great and mighty king
Last Line:
Nor ever did a wise one
Poem Genre / Form:
Epitaph and Lampoon
Themes:
The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II]
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Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Love: Undecided (variant)
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Content/Publication
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset [Vol I] [ECCO] [N25977]
Page No(s):
p.109
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Right Honourable the Earls of Rochester, and Roscommon... The Third Edition (1709) [N36008]
Page No(s):
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of the Right Honourable the late Earls of Rochester and Roscommon [Vol I] [T95392]
Page No(s):
p.75
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot