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Short is the date alas of modern rhymes

DMI number:
37122
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Criticism.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Short is the date alas of modern rhymes
Last Line:
And all the bright creation fades away
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Critics / criticism, Fame, and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Criticism. Twickenham edition I.
Content/Publication
Title:
Exercises for improvement in elocution [T126614] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.96
Poem Title:
Fate of modern languages and authors.
Attribution:
[Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope