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Oft wisdom is to sloth too great a slave

DMI number:
9563
First Line:
Oft wisdom is to sloth too great a slave
Last Line:
None are so busy as the fool and knave
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Dryden's The Medal. Calif. II (1972): 48 [‘But Wisedom is to Sloath too great a Slave’]
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Thus wisdom is to sloth too great a slave
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Page No(s):
p.179
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[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Gold
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p.179
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Page No(s):
p.179
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Robert Gould