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Ah Raleigh when thou didst thy breath resign

DMI number:
42302
First Line:
Ah Raleigh when thou didst thy breath resign
Last Line:
No poisonous serpent on the earth shall live
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Dialogue, Lampoon, Satire, and Topical satire
Themes:
Corruption, Glories of past ages, High society / the court, Liberty, Other countries[Venice.], Politics, Prophecy, and The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II.]
Related People
Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
George deF. Lord considers it possible that Marvell collaborated with Ayloffe. POAS I (1963): 228.
Author:
John Ayloffe
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
George deF. Lord considers Ayloffe the 'likely' author in POAS I (1963): 228.
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems on affairs of state [ESTC R23725]
Page No(s):
pp.7-12
Poem Title:
Britannia and Raleigh.
Attribution:
By A. M.
Attributed To:
Andrew Marvell