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Lord if our days be few why do we spend

DMI number:
17397
First Line:
Lord if our days be few why do we spend
Last Line:
We make them evil and thou makest them few
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
God, Hopelessness / vanity of life, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Francis Quarles
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'On the Days of Man'. Quarles, Fancies (1633): 98.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of epigrams [vol. 2] [T170823]
Page No(s):
CDLXI.
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. [Vol. II] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CDLXI.
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
p.105
Poem Title:
L. A Cure for the Evils of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.101
Poem Title:
A Cure for the Evils of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.101
Poem Title:
A Cure for the Evils of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed