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How wretched is the faithful youth

DMI number:
1058
Poem Aliases
Gay. The poor shepherd.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
How wretched is the faithful youth
Last Line:
Whenever they sigh they sigh for gold
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Money / wealth and Sex / relations between the sexes
Related People
Author:
John Gay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The poor shepherd. Dearing and Beckwith (1974) I: 290-292.
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Content/Publication
Title:
The Plain Dealer [vol 2] [T101823] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.376
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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Title:
The Plain Dealer [vol 2] [T135939]
Page No(s):
p.376
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed