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The rose is fragrant but it fades in time

DMI number:
30380
First Line:
The rose is fragrant but it fades in time
Last Line:
And whiter snow in minutes melts away
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Moral
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts and Beauty
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Despairing Lover ('With inauspicious love a wretched swain'). Calif. III (1969): 71 [Theocritus 23]
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With inauspicious love a wretched swain
Last Line:
Thus warned be wise and love for love return
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Content/Publication
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [N67747] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.67
Poem Title:
XXII. Beauty's a fair but fading Flower; or, External Charms are very precarious Blessings.
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Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T127913] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.68
Poem Title:
XXII. Beauty's a fair but fading Flower; Or, Eternal Charms are very precarious Blessings.
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Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T128069] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.162
Poem Title:
XXII. Beauty's a fair but fading Flower; or, External Charms are very precarious Blessings.
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