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Thus wisdom is to sloth too great a slave

DMI number:
6019
First Line:
Thus wisdom is to sloth too great a slave
Last Line:
None are so busy as the fool and knave
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Medal; Calif. II (1972): 48 ['But Wisedom']
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First Line:
Oft wisdom is to sloth too great a slave
Last Line:
None are so busy as the fool and knave
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Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.358
Poem Title:
[no title]
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