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Patience in cowards is tame hopeless fear

DMI number:
5549
Poem Aliases
Indian Queen.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Patience in cowards is tame hopeless fear
Last Line:
But in brave minds a scorn of what they bear
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ODNB entry: ‘The Indian Queen, written jointly with [Sir Robert] Howard’.
Author:
Sir Robert Howard
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'The Indian Queen' Act 3 Scene 1. Howard (1692).
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (M-Z) [T136727]
Page No(s):
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryd.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Thesaurus Dramaticus [II] [T134540] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Howard's Indian Queen.
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard