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No marble pomp no monumental praise

DMI number:
24029
First Line:
No marble pomp no monumental praise
Last Line:
Employ that well for that's within thy power
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Carpe diem, Death, and Time
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Author:
Samuel Bowden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Variant of 'An Epitaph'. Bowden (1754): 97.
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First Line:
Here reader mark perhaps now in thy prime
Last Line:
Employ that well for that's within thy power
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Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.315
Poem Title:
The following Inscription is placed under a Dial erected over the Grave of Edward Bond, Esq. of Armagh in Ireland, who ordered 100l. to be given to the Poor, instead of a pompous Funeral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]
Page No(s):
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
On Edward Bond, Esq;
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Attributed To:
Not attributed