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Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue

DMI number:
28406
Poem Aliases
Alfred.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue
Last Line:
Poisons the soil and its best product kills
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Drama, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
David Mallet
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Alfred: a Masque Act 2 Scene 3 (1740: T21215).
Author:
James Thomson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Alfred: a Masque Act 2 Scene 3 (1740: T21215).
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.1
Poem Title:
Affliction
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed