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O sleep the gentle ease of grief

DMI number:
7913
Poem Aliases
Books of Plants. IV.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
O sleep the gentle ease of grief
Last Line:
And silence with Phoebean voice commands
Poem Genre / Form:
Imitation / translation / paraphrase and Quatrain aabb
Themes:
Nature[Plants]
Related People
Author:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract ('Poppy') from 'Of Plants. Book IV.' Third part of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley, being his six books of plants (1689, ESTC R21164): 97-99. ODNB entry: 'Tate pursued his interest in translation with [...] a rendering of books 4 and 5 of Abraham Cowley's Six Books of Plants (1689)'.
Translated from:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Page No(s):
pp. 97-9
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. II). [EEBO] [R2177]
Page No(s):
pp.97-99
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [T133360]
Page No(s):
pp.391-395
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133363]
Page No(s):
pp.375-378
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133364]
Page No(s):
pp.391-395
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate