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No longer seek the needless aid

DMI number:
36398
First Line:
No longer seek the needless aid
Last Line:
To play about her neck and wanton in the wind
Poem Genre / Form:
Address, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Quatrain aabb
Themes:
Beauty
Related People
Author:
William Duncombe
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Forster (1980): 49.
Translated from:
Robert Lowth
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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No longer seek the needless aid
Last Line:
To wave around her neck and wanton in the wind
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Content/Publication
Title:
A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [vol 6] [T93622] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady, Curling Her Hair. From The Latin Of Dr. Lowth, Now Bishop Of London.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe. Corrected By Bishop Lowth.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
Robert Lowth