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A dwarf upon a pismires back

DMI number:
43766
First Line:
A dwarf upon a pismires back
Last Line:
What Phaeton had a fall
Poem Genre / Form:
Doggerel / nonsense verse and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Ambition[Hubris.], Animals[Ant (pismire)], Mythology[Phaethon in the chariot of the sun.], and Wisdom / folly[Foolish dwarf.]
Content/Publication
Title:
The new help to discourse or wit mirth and jollity [ESTC R222284]
Page No(s):
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
Of a Dwarf, Old.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed