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My very good lord tis a very hard task

DMI number:
24105
First Line:
My very good lord tis a very hard task
Last Line:
For a man to wait here who has nothing to ask
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Patronage
Related People
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Swift Poems Project, 368A
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First Line:
My very good dean there's few who come here
Last Line:
But have something to ask or something to fear
Relationship:
Answer To/Answered By
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Epigrams fresh gather'd from the conversation of the polite [N18487] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.13
Poem Title:
Dean Swift being sent for by the Lord Carteret, then Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and waiting alone for some Time in the Council Chamber, wrote with a Diamond on the Window.
Attribution:
Dean Swift...wrote...
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
Page No(s):
p.190
Poem Title:
CCXLVI. Dean Swift being sent for by the Lord Carteret, then Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and being made to wait in the Council-Chamber alone, wrote with a Diamond on the Window,
Attribution:
Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
The sports of the muses. Or a minute's mirth for any hour of the day [vol II] [T85787] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.190
Poem Title:
CCXLVI. Dean Swift being sent for by the Lord Carteret, then Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and being made to wait in the Council-Chamber alone, wrote with a Diamond on the Window.
Attribution:
Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift