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The thirsty earth sucks up the showers

DMI number:
27195
Poem Aliases
Anacreon. Ode 19.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
The thirsty earth sucks up the showers
Last Line:
My friends should all things drink but I
Poem Genre / Form:
Imitation / translation / paraphrase, Anacreontic, and Ode
Themes:
Food and drink[wine] and Nature
Related People
Author:
Francis Fawkes
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XX: 347-348.
Translated from:
Anacreon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [N25547]
Page No(s):
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The Odes of Anacreon...Ode XIX. We Ought To Drink.
Attribution:
Francis Fawkes (title-page).
Attributed To:
Francis Fawkes
Title:
The Works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [T85626]
Page No(s):
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The Odes of Anacreon...Ode XIX. We Ought To Drink.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Cambridge
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Anacreon, Sappho, Bion, Moschus and Museaeus [T85627] [2nd ed]
Page No(s):
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The Odes of Anacreon...Ode XIX. We Ought to Drink.
Attribution:
Francis Fawkes (title-page)
Attributed To:
Francis Fawkes