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Our fathers took oaths as of old they took wives

DMI number:
16340
First Line:
Our fathers took oaths as of old they took wives
Last Line:
And a whore and a rogue may part when they please
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram, Quatrain aabb, and Satire
Themes:
Politics, Sex / relations between the sexes, and The law
Related People
Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Brown (1715) IV: 113.
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Page No(s):
CLXXXVI.
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[no title]
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A collection of epigrams. [Vol. II] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CLXXXVI.
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Title:
A collection of select epigrams in which are many originals never before printed by the most eminent hands [T124651]
Page No(s):
p.115
Poem Title:
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Title:
Epigrams fresh gather'd from the conversation of the polite [N18487] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.42
Poem Title:
On Oaths.
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Title:
The book of fun or the quintessence of wit and mirth [T191471] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.56
Poem Title:
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Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
pp.58-59
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XCVIII. The polite Casuits.
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Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.54
Poem Title:
The polite Casuists.
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Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.54
Poem Title:
The polite Casuists.
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