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Poets are truly poor but only then

DMI number:
17208
Poem Aliases
Davenant. To the king's most sacred majesty.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Poets are truly poor but only then
Last Line:
And lifting it too high put out the flame
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Panegyric
Themes:
Patronage and Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
Sir William Davenant
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Poem to the King's most Sacred Majesty ('Though poets mighty king such priests have been'). Works (1673): 262-271.
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