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Here lies old Hobson death hath broke his girt

DMI number:
21840
First Line:
Here lies old Hobson death hath broke his girt
Last Line:
Hobson has supped and newly's gone to bed
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death, Places[Cambridge], and Trades / labour[university carrier]
Related People
Author:
John Milton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Carey (1997): 127-128
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First Line:
Here lies old Hobson death hath broke his girt
Last Line:
Hobson has supped and's newly gone to bed
Relationship:
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Content/Publication
Title:
Select and Remarkable Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [T27439] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.194
Poem Title:
On the Cambridge Carrier, who sickened in the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reason of the Plague.
Attribution:
John Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
Title:
The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]
Page No(s):
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
On Hobson, the University Carrier, who sicken'd in the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reason of the Plague.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The merry companion, or humorous miscellany [T178332] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.35
Poem Title:
On Hobson, this University Carrier, who sicken'd in the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by Reason of the Plague.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed