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My age is not a moment's stay

DMI number:
16075
First Line:
My age is not a moment's stay
Last Line:
And fade that instant that I blow
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram and Quatrain aabb
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life
Related People
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Swift Poems Project, Y50B ('Doubtfully by Swift')
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The rose's age is but a day
Last Line:
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Relationship:
Parody Of/Parodied By
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of epigrams [vol. 2] [T170823]
Page No(s):
CXIII.
Poem Title:
Imitated on a F--t.
Attribution:
By Dean S.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
A collection of epigrams. [Vol. II] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CXIII.
Poem Title:
Imitated on a F--t.
Attribution:
By Dean S.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
Epigrams fresh gather'd from the conversation of the polite [N18487] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.39
Poem Title:
On a F--t
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift