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Shall royal praise be rhymed by such a ribald

DMI number:
3071
Poem Aliases
Pope. On the candidates for the laurel.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Shall royal praise be rhymed by such a ribald
Last Line:
Oh save the salary and drink the sack
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Dunces
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Twickenham edition VI: 327: probably by Pope.
Content/Publication
Title:
Certain Epigrams in Laud and Praise of the Gentlemen of the Dunciad [T28995] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.7
Poem Title:
Epigram XII. On the Candidates for the Laurel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Faithful Memoirs of the Grubstreet Society [T97922] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.171
Poem Title:
Grubstreet Journal, No 45. On the Candidates for the Laurel. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Memoirs of the society of Grub-street [vol 1] [T97941] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
On the Candidates for the Laurel. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed