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If death must come as oft as breath departs

DMI number:
13073
First Line:
If death must come as oft as breath departs
Last Line:
Then death's a fart and so a fart for death
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram and Quatrain aabb
Themes:
Death and Scatological humour / bodily functions
Related People
Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'An extempore Epigram on Death'. Brown (1715) IV: 33.
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If death comes on as soon as breath departs
Last Line:
The death's a fart and so a fart for death
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If death comes on as soon as death departs
Last Line:
Then death's a fart and so a fart for death
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefixed, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [Vol. I] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CCCIII.
Poem Title:
Death made easy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix’d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [ESTC T41]
Page No(s):
CCCV.
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
Title:
A collection of select epigrams in which are many originals never before printed by the most eminent hands [T124651]
Page No(s):
p.7
Poem Title:
XXI. Logic.
Attribution:
T. Brown.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
Title:
The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]
Page No(s):
p.227
Poem Title:
Death made easy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
Page No(s):
p.161
Poem Title:
CLII. Death made easy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The merry fellow [T128505] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.299
Poem Title:
XXXIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The sports of the muses. Or a minute's mirth for any hour of the day [vol II] [T85787] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.161
Poem Title:
CLII. Death made easy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed