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Nay painter if thou darest design that fight

DMI number:
42349
First Line:
Nay painter if thou darest design that fight
Last Line:
In Petty's double kneeled experiment
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Couplet, Satire, and Topical satire
Themes:
Art / painting, Mythology, and War[Second Anglo-Dutch War.]
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Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Included in Smith (2007): 329-343. However, no firm conclusions over authorship: see pp. 323-324. George deF. Lord attributes poem to Marvell in POAS I (1963): 34-52.
Author:
Sir John Denham
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Banks (1928): 327: considers Denham's authorship impossible.
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Kings are but cards in war they're gods in peace
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Content/Publication
Title:
A third collection of ... poems, satyrs, songs, &c. against popery and tyranny [ESTC R26292]
Page No(s):
pp.9-12
Poem Title:
Directions To A Painter.
Attribution:
By Sir John Denham. 1667.
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham