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Sicilian muse begin a loftier strain

DMI number:
31070
Poem Aliases
Virgil. Eclogue 4.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Sicilian muse begin a loftier strain
Last Line:
No god shall crown the board no goddess bless the bed
Poem Genre / Form:
Imitation / translation / paraphrase and Couplet
Themes:
Fate / fortune / providence and Prophecy
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Calif. V (1988): 95-7.
Translated from:
Virgil
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
Sicilian muse begin a loftier strain
Last Line:
No god shall crown the board nor goddess bless the bed
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]
Page No(s):
pp.220-222
Poem Title:
Virgil's Fourth Pastoral; or, his Pollio.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden