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Poets lose half the praise they should have got

DMI number:
10385
Poem Aliases
Waller. On Roscommon's Horace's art of poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Poets lose half the praise they should have got
Last Line:
Could it be seen what they discreetly blot
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Edmund Waller
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Upon the Earl of Roscommon's Translation of Horace ('Rome was not better by her Horace taught'). Chalmers (1810) VIII: 69.
Content/Publication
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (1721; T86917)
Page No(s):
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
First as to Waller, in these verses
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (N10409) [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
First as to Waller, in these verses
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller