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It was the time when witty poets tell

DMI number:
5568
Poem Aliases
Horace. Book 2 Satire 6.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
It was the time when witty poets tell
Last Line:
And drew the modest curtains of the night
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Night
Related People
Author:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Cowley's 'The Country Mouse, a paraphrase upon Horace 2 Book Satyr 6' ('At the large foot of a fair hollow tree'), Waller (1906): 415.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (M-Z) [T136727]
Page No(s):
p.345
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cowl.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley