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Methinks it were a happy life

DMI number:
37371
First Line:
Methinks it were a happy life
Last Line:
When care mistrust and treason wait on him
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Drama, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Animals, Joyfulness / happiness, Nature, Rural life, The monarchy (heads of state), and Virtue / vice
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Author:
William Shakespeare
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
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):
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Shepherd's Life.
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
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.249
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Shepherd's Life. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
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.249
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Shepherd's Life. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
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.249
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Shepherd's Life. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare