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O sleep O gentle sleep nature's soft nurse

DMI number:
41904
Poem Aliases
Shakespeare. 2 Henry IV.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
O sleep O gentle sleep nature's soft nurse
Last Line:
Uneasy sits his robe that wears a crown
Poem Genre / Form:
Address, Blank verse, Drama, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Soliloquy
Themes:
Sleep, Social order, and The monarchy (heads of state)
Related People
Author:
William Shakespeare
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract, with variants, from 2 Henry IV Act 3 Scene 1.
Content/Publication
Title:
A help to discourse [ESTC R218198]
Page No(s):
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
[no title: embedded quotation]
Attribution:
As the King sometimes in a Poem of his [...] wittily complained
Attributed To:
Not attributed