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Now to be silent or to write in prose

DMI number:
43161
First Line:
Now to be silent or to write in prose
Last Line:
My verses may have end but not our joy
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Occasional poem, and Panegyric
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing, Politics, Religion, and The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II; James Duke of York (later James II).]
Related People
Author:
Robert Gomersall
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Opening section adapted from Gomersall's poem 'To the Deane, from Flower in Northampton shire 1625. now the worthy Bishop of Norwich'. Gomersall, Poems (1633): 4-5.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of 86 loyal poems, all of them written upon the two late plots [ESTC R19822]
Page No(s):
pp.249-254
Poem Title:
A Congratulatory Poem upon the happy Arival [sic] of his Royal Highness James Duke of York, at London, April 8. 1682.
Attribution:
Written by a Person of Quality.
Attributed To:
Not attributed