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Now lightly skimming over the strings they pass

DMI number:
15571
First Line:
Now lightly skimming over the strings they pass
Last Line:
And gives the swelling tones a manly grace
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work and Pastoral
Themes:
Animals[Nightingale]
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Author:
Ambrose Philips
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Fifth Pastoral ('In rural strains we first our music try'), Segar (1937): 28-31, 66-70.
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First Line:
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Last Line:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellanea. In Two Volumes. [T39417]
Page No(s):
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Philips's Pastorals
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips