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Sandwich in Spain now and the Duke in love

DMI number:
8936
First Line:
Sandwich in Spain now and the Duke in love
Last Line:
And our false fires true fires shall expiate
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Topical satire
Themes:
Art / painting, Other countries[Holland/United Provinces], Politics, War, and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Attributed in POAS ed. George de F. Lord, vol. I Extract from Third Advice to A Printer ('Sandwich in Spain now and the Duke in love'). In Smith (2007): 344-356, but debate over authorship not conclusive (see pp. 323-324).
Author:
Sir John Denham
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Banks (1928): 327-331: considers Denham's authorship impossible.
Content/Publication
Title:
Occasional poems on the late Dutch war [T102884]
Page No(s):
pp.7-9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Denham]
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham