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Poets had formerly not only bread

DMI number:
24747
First Line:
Poets had formerly not only bread
Last Line:
Honour dead bards and let the living starve
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Money / wealth, Patronage, and Poetry / literature / writing
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Poets of old with every genius blessed
Last Line:
But then they are not worth the bread they eat
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Content/Publication
Title:
The Norfolk poetical miscellany [Vol 2] [ESTC T85536]
Page No(s):
p.223
Poem Title:
On the Monuments lately set up in Westminster-Abbey, to the Memory of famous Poets.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
Title:
The poetical miscellany, consisting of great variety of odes, epistles, pastorals, tales, fables, epigrams &c. [vol 2] [T85564] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.223
Poem Title:
On the Monuments lately set up in Westminster-Abbey, to the Memory of famous Poets.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed