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Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head

DMI number:
25404
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Last Line:
When senates thus reward the glorious deed
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Patriotism / glory of the British nation
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Author:
George Lyttelton
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
(Query: Not in Chalmers (1810) XIV but attrib. to Lyttleton in other contemporary collections)
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First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung his drooping head
Last Line:
When senates thus reward the glorious deed
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Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [2nd edn] [T39453] (ecco)
Page No(s):
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. Sir George Lyttleton, Bart.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
Title:
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [T39452] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. Sir George Lyttleton, Bart.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]
Page No(s):
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable Sir George Lyttleton, Bt.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton