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Long had Britannia mourned her hopeless fate

DMI number:
3142
First Line:
Long had Britannia mourned her hopeless fate
Last Line:
The world her beauty but the youth her love
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet
Themes:
Patriotism / glory of the British nation, The monarchy (heads of state), and War
Related People
Author:
Daniel Defoe
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Echoes Defoe's Jure Divino (1706), bk. XII, on LION 'Long had Britannia mourn'd her William's Fate'.
Content/Publication
Title:
A miscellany of original poems, translations &c. [N10826] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.113-119
Poem Title:
Upon the Restauration of King Charles the Second. Written upon the late Peace.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Cambridge
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Grove; or, a collection of original poems, translations, &c. [T35894] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp. 113-119
Poem Title:
Upon the Restauration of King Charles the Second. Written upon the late Peace.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Cambridge
Attributed To:
Not attributed