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This this the sum of all my wishes was

DMI number:
42185
Poem Aliases
Horace. Satires. Book 2 Satire 6.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
This this the sum of all my wishes was
Last Line:
And with a mouse's argument confutes
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Satire
Themes:
City[London.], Retirement, Rural life, and Virtue / vice
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Author:
Thomas Sprat
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Harold F. Brooks, 'Contributors to Brome's Horace', Notes and Queries, 174 (1938), 200-1 (p. 200).
Translated from:
Horace
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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First Line:
At the large foot of a fair hollow tree
Last Line:
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Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The poems of Horace [ESTC R712]
Page No(s):
pp.290-295
Poem Title:
The same by another hand.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed