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Princes says Dryden shine not on their thrones

DMI number:
6878
First Line:
Princes says Dryden shine not on their thrones
Last Line:
If that your preaching e'nt thus dignified
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Satire
Themes:
Religion
Related People
Author:
Aphra Behn
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'At Blackhall's name, my languish'd muse revives' to 'And am inspir'd by every charming line' T145151 (p. 66): extract with alterations from Behn's On the Death of E. Waller, Esq ('HOW, to thy Sacred Memory, shall I bring') in Todd (1992) I: 289-90.
Author:
Benjamin Hawkshaw
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'I' th' pulpit you see his soul in raptures pass' to 'He'd look no further for divinity' T145151 (p. 64-65): extract with alterations from Hawkshaw's A Description of Mrs. E. T. as I saw her in the Exchange ('When I did first this charming object view') LION
Author:
Bevil Higgons
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Comments:
From 'Oh may the world ne'er lose so brave a flame' to 'And mend the coming age, as he the last' T145151 (pp. 70-71): extract with alterations from Higgons' On the Death of Mr. VValler ('AH! had thy Body lasted, as thy Name'). EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID. 3817.
Author:
Charles Hopkins
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'Make famous Savage with the next Advance' to Consult himself, you'll find all beauties there' T145151 (pp. 68-69): extract with alterations from Hopkins' White-hall, or the Court of England, a poem. EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID. 4047.
Author:
Edmund Arwaker
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'Here pious souls of all religions came' to 'Preach peace like them, and learn from them to love' (pp. 74-75). Extract w. variants from 'An Embassy from Heaven. Or, The Ghost of Queen Mary' (1704: T128526). Query: see hard copy.
Author:
Fran. Barnard
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'F--- stars themselves think it no scorn to be' to 'Only thyself and heaven can paint thy soul' T145151 (p. 71): extract with alterations from Barnard's To my Friend Mr. THOMAS FLATMAN, On the Publishing of these his POEMS ('Let not (my Friend ) th' incredulous Sceptick Man). LION
Author:
Francis Manning
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
From 'This rev'rend man from his auspicious hill' to 'And shew the place of ev'ry wandring star' T145151 (p. 71); 'we see / Celestial motions all set right by thee' T145151 (p. 72): extracts from Manning's (?) Greenwich Hill. LION. LINK TO POEM ID. 5987.
Author:
George Granville
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'The factious with perswasive rhetorick move' to 'Like Blackhall he can preach, like Cowley sing' T145151 (p. 67); from 'Norris can never die, of life secure' to 'And Norris be the only god of wit' T145151 (p. 70): extracts with alterations from Granville's Vpon the Inimitable Mr. VValler ('THE Witty, and the Brave, survive the Tomb'). EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID 3812.
Author:
John Dunton
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Comments:
Is Dunton responsible for combining all the fragments?
Author:
Robert Gould
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Comments:
From 'Though never so base, or never so sublime' to 'And the best standard of it leaves his sermon notes behind' (pp. 63-64). Extract w. variants from 'To the Memory of Edmund Waller, Esq'. Gould (1709) I: 220-222. Query: attribution?
Author:
Sir Thomas Higgons
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'Judgment does some to reputation raise' to 'And like the sun, is brightest when he's high' T145151 (p. 68): extract with alterations from Higgons' Upon my Noble Friend, Mr. Waller ('THough I can add but little to his Name'). EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID 3809
Author:
Thomas Rymer
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'How he the orbs of courts and councils moved' to 'Amongst the stars how Bishop Burnet shines' T145151 (p. 64); from 'Anger is mad, and choler mere disease' to 'Take fire and blaze and raise a deathless name' T145151 (p. 66); from 'Some men a luckless imitation try' to 'Yet not descend one step from majesty' T145151 (p. 68): extracts with alterations from Thomas Rymer's On Mr. Waller ('Waller is dead; and lofty Number's lost') EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID 3806.
Author:
William Shippen
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'Burnet's unblemish'd life, divinely pure' to 'The teeth of time, the blasts of envy shall endure' T145151 (p. 65): extract with alterations from Shippen's Faction Display'd. ('Say , Goddess Muse, for thy All-searching Eyes') LION. LINK TO POEM ID 5898.
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First Line:
How to thy sacred memory shall I bring
Last Line:
Scorning the unthinking crowd thou quitst the stage
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Content/Publication
Title:
Athenianism: or the new projects of Mr. John Dunton [T145151]
Page No(s):
pp.61-76
Poem Title:
Dignify'd and Distinguish'd: or, a Character of the most Eminent Conformists in the Queen's Dominions. The Second Edition corrected and enlarg'd.
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