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I'll trust not to a bending bow

DMI number:
36899
First Line:
I'll trust not to a bending bow
Last Line:
To Charon's boat are chained
Poem Genre / Form:
Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death, Other countries, Patriotism / glory of the British nation, Politics, and Virtue / vice
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Author:
John Wilkes
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Poem described as by Wilkes in 'Beauties of Poetry', p. 232.
Content/Publication
Title:
The beauties of poetry: or, a portable repository of English verse, on an entire new plan. [T85619] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.232
Poem Title:
Wilks' Resolution, when chosen Lord Mayor of London.
Attribution:
Wilks
Attributed To:
John Wilkes