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O Boileau had it been Apollo's will

DMI number:
5043
First Line:
O Boileau had it been Apollo's will
Last Line:
And fix the jarring world with equal laws
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Other countries[France] and Poetry / literature / writing[Boileau]
Related People
Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears I: 222-3 (extract from 'A letter to Monsieur Boileau Despreau; occasion'd by the victory at Blenheim, 1704' ('Since hired for life thy servile muse must sing').
Content/Publication
Title:
The diverting post, for the entertainment of town and country [P2118]
Page No(s):
Numb. 2 (v)
Poem Title:
These verses were writ on the battel of Blenheim, dedicated to Monsieur Boileau poet laureat to the French King. By M. P. and are now setting to musick
Attribution:
By M. P.
Attributed To:
Not attributed