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Let truth and virtue be their earliest teachers

DMI number:
30092
First Line:
Let truth and virtue be their earliest teachers
Last Line:
That scorches freezes racks and kills the beggar
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice, Drama, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
David Mallet
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from David Mallet 'Alfred a Masque' (1773)
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Instruction
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets [T115504] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.303
Poem Title:
In what Manner Princes ought to be Taught. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. [T119553] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.281
Poem Title:
In what Manner Princes ought to be Taught. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry; extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets ... The fourth edition [T121136] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.281
Poem Title:
In what Manner Princes ought to be Taught. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry; extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. ... The fifth edition [T202612] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.281
Poem Title:
In what Manner Princes ought to be Taught. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet