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Our pleasance heir is all vain glory

DMI number:
10870
Poem Aliases
Lament for the Makaris.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
LION, ODNB.
First Line:
Our pleasance heir is all vain glory
Last Line:
Then sen our warks sall nevir die | Timor mortis non turbat me
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Dialect verse, Lament, Quatrain aabb, and Song with refrain
Themes:
Death, Grief / sadness / melancholy, Poetry / literature / writing, Scotland, and Visions
Related People
Author:
Allan Ramsay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Author of 'Postscript' prophesying his own role in the preservation of Scots poetry. ODNB.
Author:
William Dunbar
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Bawcutt (1998) I: 94-97.
Content/Publication
Title:
The Caledoniad. A Collection of Poems, written chiefly by Scottish Authors. [Vol 2] [T130687] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.102-108
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of LIfe and fear of Death, or a Lament for the Loss of the Poets.
Attribution:
By Mr. William Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
Title:
The ever green being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T144558]
Page No(s):
p.129-136
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of Life and Fear of Death, or a Lament for the Loss of the Poets.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
Title:
The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T143032]
Page No(s):
p.129-136
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of Life and Fear of Death, or a Lament for the Loss of the Poets.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar