Blacklight

If the successful troublers of mankind

DMI number:
27102
First Line:
If the successful troublers of mankind
Last Line:
Is to set bounds and give ambition law
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Ambition
Related People
Author:
Edmund Waller
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from A Presage of the Ruin of the Turkish Empire ('Since James the Second graced the British throne'). Chalmers (1810) VIII: 74-75.
Content/Publication
Title:
A general history of the stage; with pieces of poetry never before published [T88607]
Page No(s):
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'as sweet-tongu'd Waller writes' [p.16]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
Title:
A general history of the stage; with pieces of poetry never before published [T88608]
Page No(s):
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'as sweet-tongu'd Waller writes' [p.16]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller