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Of gentle blood his parents only treasure

DMI number:
26070
First Line:
Of gentle blood his parents only treasure
Last Line:
He leaped over age and took a shorter way
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Parents and children
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Calif. VII (2000) 540.
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Content/Publication
Title:
A select collection of epitaphs carefully collected from the tombstones of the most eminent personages in England Scotland and Ireland [T131017] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.85
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On Mr. Rogers, jun. of Gloucestershire.
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [T27439] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.137
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On Mr. Rogers, jun. of Gloucestershire.
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