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The world's a bubble and the life of man

DMI number:
33117
First Line:
The world's a bubble and the life of man
Last Line:
Not to be born or being born to die
Poem Genre / Form:
Imitation / translation / paraphrase and Parody
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life
Related People
Author:
James Usher Archbishop of Armagh
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Author:
Sir Francis Bacon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Vickers (1996): 332.
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Last Line:
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First Line:
The world's a bubble
Last Line:
Or being born to die
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
Merry drollery compleat [ESTC R221825]
Page No(s):
pp. 110-11
Poem Title:
Miseries of humane Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Merry Drollery The First Part [R43449]
Page No(s):
pp. 104-105
Poem Title:
Miseries of humane life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
James Usher Archbishop of Armagh
Title:
The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the fifth [T139945] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
A Parody.
Attribution:
By Francis, Lord Verulum.
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Bacon
Title:
The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the sixth [N51896] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
A Parody.
Attribution:
By Francis, Lord Verulam.
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Bacon
Title:
The Poetical Calendar. Vol. II. For February. [T146608]
Page No(s):
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
A Parody on the Epigram of Podisippus.
Attribution:
By Francis, Lord Verulam.
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Bacon