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Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head

DMI number:
32435
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Last Line:
He saved his leader's life but lost his own
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Patriotism / glory of the British nation
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Author:
George Lyttelton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
In LION: from Miscellanies (1766) (ed. Catherine Jemmat).(Query: Not in Chalmers (1810) XIV but attrib. to Lyttleton in other contemporary collections)
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Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
IX. On Captain Grenville:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
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George Lyttelton
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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.132
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On Captain Cornwall, slain off Toulon, 1743:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
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George Lyttelton
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.132
Poem Title:
On Captain Cornwall, slain off Toulon, 1743:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
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