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These for their country's cause were sheathed in arms

DMI number:
32402
First Line:
These for their country's cause were sheathed in arms
Last Line:
For mortals sure mortality remains
Poem Genre / Form:
Epitaph and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death and War
Related People
Author:
Christopher Smart
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Poetical Works, IV: 355.
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):
p.229
Poem Title:
XXX. The general Epitaph of Demosthenes. Translated from the original Greek.
Attribution:
by Smart. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart