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If thou be wise no glorious fortune choose

DMI number:
6023
First Line:
If thou be wise no glorious fortune choose
Last Line:
To kings or to the favourites of kings
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Cowley's Paraphrase upon the Tenth Epistle of the First Book of Horace ('Horace to Fuscus Aristius'), Waller (1906): 417.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
pp.521-522
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed