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Oh these passions | Are but the cracks and splinters of the soul

DMI number:
17040
Poem Aliases
Fane. Love in the Dark, or The Man of Business.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Oh these passions | Are but the cracks and splinters of the soul
Last Line:
And set low values upon foreign wares
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Commerce[Shipping - mercantilism] and Virtue / vice[Self-regulation]
Related People
Author:
Sir Francis Fane
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'Love in the Dark, or The Man of Business' Act 1 (1675, ESTC R16385).
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