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Not the most cruel of our conquering foes

DMI number:
10789
Poem Aliases
Denham. Destruction of Troy.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Not the most cruel of our conquering foes
Last Line:
Nor stern Ulyssis tell without a tear
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Sir John Denham
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Destruction of Troy. Chalmers (1810) VII: 238-242.
Content/Publication
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (1721; T86917)
Page No(s):
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thus Sir John Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham