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O why did heaven leave man so weak defence

DMI number:
20569
Poem Aliases
Dryden. Conquest of Granada.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
O why did heaven leave man so weak defence
Last Line:
An easy king deserves no better fate
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Reason
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Conquest of Granada Part 1 Act 3. Calif. XI (1978): 46 [‘Ah, why’]
Content/Publication
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (M-Z) [T136727]
Page No(s):
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryd.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Thesaurus Dramaticus [II] [T134540] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Dr. Cong. Gran.]
Attributed To:
John Dryden