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Thus like the range of fire the combat burns

DMI number:
28052
Poem Aliases
Pope. Iliad. Book 18.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Homer. Iliad. Book 18.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Thus like the range of fire the combat burns
Last Line:
Our swords kept time and conquered side by side
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death, Fighting / conflict, Grief / sadness / melancholy, Mythology, and War
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from the Iliad, Book XVIII. Twickenham edition VIII.
Translated from:
Homer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Homer's Iliad, Book XVIII.
Content/Publication
Title:
The polite companion: containing essays illustrated with passages from the poets, orators [T202654] [Vol.1]
Page No(s):
pp.41-54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr Pope#s beautiful version.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope