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I pity from my soul unhappy men

DMI number:
10805
Poem Aliases
Roscommon. Essay on translated verse.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
I pity from my soul unhappy men
Last Line:
For rich ill poets are without excuse
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Wentworth Dillon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from An essay on translated verse. Chalmers (1810) VIII: 261-264.
Content/Publication
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (1721; T86917)
Page No(s):
p.326
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The moral which my Lord [Roscommon] gives his tale
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (N10409) [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.326
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The moral which my Lord [Roscommon] gives his tale
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon