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Marriage is but the pleasure of a day

DMI number:
5968
First Line:
Marriage is but the pleasure of a day
Last Line:
The metal's base the gilding worn away
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Marriage
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Lines taken from Act 4 of Dryden's Aureng Zebe. Calif. XII (1995): 216. [‘And Marriage but…’]
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.182
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed