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If death comes on as soon as breath departs

DMI number:
34943
First Line:
If death comes on as soon as breath departs
Last Line:
The death's a fart and so a fart for death
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death
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Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'An extempore Epigram on Death'. Brown (1715) IV: 33.
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Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol 2] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.94
Poem Title:
On Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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