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In various ways designing mortals move

DMI number:
4179
First Line:
In various ways designing mortals move
Last Line:
Adding no griefs to those we can't avoid
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Fate / fortune / providence, Hopelessness / vanity of life, and The happy man / contentment
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Author:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Stuart Gillespie and David Hopkins, eds, The Dryden-Tonson Miscellanies, 1684-1709, 6 vols (London, 2008), V: ix. Not in Tate (1684).
Translated from:
Simonides
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Poetical miscellanies: the fifth part [T161282]
Page No(s):
pp.192-194
Poem Title:
A Thought upon Human Life. Paraphras'd from Simonides.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [ecco] [T117014]
Page No(s):
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
A Thought upon Human Life. Paraphras'd from Simonides.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [T214159]
Page No(s):
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
A Thought upon Human Life. Paraphras'd from Simonides.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate