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The thirsty earth soaks up the rain

DMI number:
20744
First Line:
The thirsty earth soaks up the rain
Last Line:
Why men of mortals tell me why
Poem Genre / Form:
Anacreontic, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Food and drink and Nature
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Author:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Waller (1905): 51. Variation in final line.
Translated from:
Anacreon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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The thirsty earth drinks up the rain
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The thirsty earth soaks up the rain
Last Line:
But an eternal health goes round
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Content/Publication
Title:
The toper's delight or a pipe of the best [ESTC T124884]
Page No(s):
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
Song XXV. I wish my Love were in a Mire.
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