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My reward is power | An outward trifle bought with inward peace

DMI number:
17253
Poem Aliases
Davenant. Gondibert.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
My reward is power | An outward trifle bought with inward peace
Last Line:
When feverish love the people's fit shall cease
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Fate / fortune / providence[Instability] and Politics[Power]
Related People
Author:
Sir William Davenant
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Gondibert (Book 2 Canto 2). Chalmers (1810) VI: 375-431.
Content/Publication
Title:
[vol. 3] The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries [vol III] [ECCO] [T131617]
Page No(s):
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Sir W. Davenant's Gondibert]
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant