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Tis hard ever to convince a fool he's so

DMI number:
9517
Poem Aliases
Garth. Dispensary.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Tis hard ever to convince a fool he's so
Last Line:
A barren superfluity of words
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Dunces
Related People
Author:
Sir Samuel Garth
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from The Dispensary (Canto 2, 3). Chalmers (1810) IX: 431-446.
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Dr. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
Title:
The agreeable variety: being a miscellaneous collection in prose and verse from the works of the most celebrated authors [T61569]
Page No(s):
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Dr. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Dr. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth