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The solitary bird of night

DMI number:
21802
Poem Aliases
Carter. Ode to Wisdom.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Last Line:
Is vanity and woe
Poem Genre / Form:
Ode, Philosophic poetry, and Sestet aabccb
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts, Grief / sadness / melancholy, Philosophical enquiry, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Elizabeth Carter
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Suarez (1997) VI: 393. Carter (1762): 85-90.
Related Poems
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Last Line:
Are vanity and woe
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
First Line:
O wisdom queen of every art
Last Line:
Are vanity and woe
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A Collection of Poems, From the Best Authors: Adapted to every age, but peculiarly designed to form the Taste of Youth. [T78176] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.197-200
Poem Title:
X. To Wisdom: A nocturnal Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [ESTC N21693]
Page No(s):
pp.139-142
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom. From Clarissa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed