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Advancement now doth not attend desert

DMI number:
13365
Poem Aliases
Stirling. Julius Caesar.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Advancement now doth not attend desert
Last Line:
Whose virtue makes their vice more vile appear
Poem Genre / Form:
Alternate rhyme [ababcdcd...] and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Alexander
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act 3 Scene 1. Stirling (1637).
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.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Alexander Earl of Sterline's Julius Caesar
Attributed To:
William Alexander