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The poor the world the heavens and the grave

DMI number:
29407
First Line:
The poor the world the heavens and the grave
Last Line:
His alms his praise his soul and body have
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death
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Author:
George Wither
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from 'An Epitaph upon the Right Virtuous Lady, the Lady Scott'. Faire-virtue, Mistresse of Phil'arete (1622, ESTC S120248).
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First Line:
The poor the world heaven and the grave
Last Line:
His alms his praise his soul and body have
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Sepulchrorum Inscriptiones: Or a curious collection of above 900 of the most remarkable epitaphs [vol I] [T55764] [gb]
Page No(s):
p.276
Poem Title:
On a pious Benefactor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed