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Ill customs by degrees to habits rise

DMI number:
9552
First Line:
Ill customs by degrees to habits rise
Last Line:
As brooks make rivers rivers turn to seas
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extracts from 'Of Pythagorean Philosophy' ('A king is sought to guide the growing State'); Calif. VII (2000): 505, 488.
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Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.177
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Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The agreeable variety: being a miscellaneous collection in prose and verse from the works of the most celebrated authors [T61569]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden