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The nimble moth around the taper plays

DMI number:
30341
Poem Aliases
Tickell. Fatal Curiosity.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
The nimble moth around the taper plays
Last Line:
A bright destruction and a shining tomb
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life and Joyfulness / happiness
Related People
Author:
Thomas Tickell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Fatal Curiosity ('Much had I heard of fair Francelia's name'). Chalmers (1810) XI: 113.
Related Poems
First Line:
Much had I heard of fair Francelia's name
Last Line:
A bright destruction and a shining tomb
Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The entertainer; containing great variety of instructive entertainment [Vol I] [T100454]
Page No(s):
p.174
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed