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And as when heavy sleep has closed the sight

DMI number:
12913
First Line:
And as when heavy sleep has closed the sight
Last Line:
And on the tongue the faltering accents die
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epic simile, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Sleep
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Dryden's Aenied Book 12. Calif. VI (1988): 804.
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Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
First Line:
When heavy sleep has closed the sight
Last Line:
And on the tongue the faultering accents die
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of select pieces from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, Dryden and Pope, for schools [T128606] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
A collection...for the benefit of English schools [T128313]
Page No(s):
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
A collection...for the benefit of English schools [T167216] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr.
Attributed To:
John Dryden