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If tender infants who imprisoned stay

DMI number:
5561
Poem Aliases
Blackmore. King Arthur.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
If tender infants who imprisoned stay
Last Line:
As backward to be born as we to die
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life and Philosophical enquiry
Related People
Author:
Sir Richard Blackmore
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Book VIII of Blackmore's King Arthur (1697): 209.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.194
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (A-L) [T136727]
Page No(s):
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Blac.
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Blackmore