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Indulge and to thy genius freely give

DMI number:
6009
Poem Aliases
Persius. Satire 5.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Indulge and to thy genius freely give
Last Line:
A name a nothing but an old wife's tale
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Death
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Dryden's Fifth Satire of Persius ('Of ancient use to poets it belongs'); Calif. IV (1974): 339.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (A-L) [T136727]
Page No(s):
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryd. Pers.
Attributed To:
John Dryden