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If you demand the fortune of that day

DMI number:
21248
Poem Aliases
Homer. Iliad.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
If you demand the fortune of that day
Last Line:
Yet did I never basely quit the field
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Fate / fortune / providence
Related People
Author:
John Hughes
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Hughes translated the letter in which this verse extract is quoted: see Lawrence S. Wright, 'Eighteenth-Century Replies to Pope's Eloisa', Studies in Philology 31 (1934), 519-533, 522.
Content/Publication
Title:
Cupid Triumphant. Containing several Amorous Poems, Love Letters, &c. [N27871] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Cupid triumphant. Containing several novels, love letters, &c. [T223404] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed