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Place me ye powers in some obscure retreat

DMI number:
33660
First Line:
Place me ye powers in some obscure retreat
Last Line:
Worse is an evil fame much worse than none
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Philosophic poetry
Themes:
Fame, Retirement, and Virtue / vice
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Author:
George Granville
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from An imitation of the second chorus in the second act of Seneca's Thyestus ('When will the gods propitious to our prayers'). Chalmers (1810) XI: 13-14.
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First Line:
At length the gods propitious to our prayers
Last Line:
Worse is an evil fame much worse than none
Relationship:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse [T140912] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Landsdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
Title:
A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse [T228009] [ecco]
Page No(s):
ppp.171-172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Landsdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [N26098]
Page No(s):
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [T136739] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.244
Poem Title:
Mediocrity.
Attribution:
Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [T136740] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.148
Poem Title:
Mediocrity.
Attribution:
Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
Title:
Thoughts Moral and Divine [T6265] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.182
Poem Title:
Mediocrity.
Attribution:
Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville