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Plot on proud Rome and lay thy damned design

DMI number:
42973
First Line:
Plot on proud Rome and lay thy damned design
Last Line:
They're fitter to converse with beasts than men
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Satire, and Topical satire
Themes:
Hell, Places[Rome.], Politics, Religion[anti-Catholicism.], and The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II.]
Related People
Author:
Robert Wild
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
In the ODNB, Richard L. Greaves states that Wild 'threw down the gauntlet to the papacy in An Exclamation Against Popery (1678)'.
Content/Publication
Title:
Rome rhym'd to death. Being a collection of choice poems: in two parts [ESTC R16454]
Page No(s):
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
An Exclamation against Popery
Attribution:
By Dr. Wild.
Attributed To:
Robert Wild