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Prithee painter do but hear

DMI number:
39263
First Line:
Prithee painter do but hear
Last Line:
And be the only varnish here
Poem Genre / Form:
Anacreontic, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Art / painting and Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
Francis Willis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Michael Hilton, 'The Anacreontea in England to 1683', 2 vols (unpublished doctoral thesis, 1980) II: 44.
Translated from:
Anacreon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Anacreon done into English out of the original Greek [ESTC R7394]
Page No(s):
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
XLVII. Advice to a Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Anacreon and Sappho [T85628] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
XLVII. Advice to a Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed