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Tis true my lord I gave my word

DMI number:
26682
Poem Aliases
Horace. Epistles. Book 1 Epistle 7.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Pope. Seventh epistle of the first book of Horace.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Tis true my lord I gave my word
Last Line:
Pray leave me where you found me first
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, Extract / snippet from longer work, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Composite poem
Themes:
Money / wealth, Patronage, and The happy man / contentment
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
pp.62-65 contain Pope's Seventh epistle of the first book of Horace. Twickenham edition IV.
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
pp.65-70 contain Swift's Part of the seventh Epistle of the First Book of Horace, Imitated, (Swift Poems Project, 170-). The text is continuous with Pope's poem (which in other versions stops after quoting the first line).
Translated from:
Horace
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
Harley the nation's great support
Last Line:
Pray leave me where you found me first
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
First Line:
Tis true my lord I gave my word
Last Line:
But you may read it I stop short
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Works of Horace in English by Mr. Duncombe, Sen. J. Duncombe, M.A. and Other Hands [Vol 4] [T52758] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.62-70
Poem Title:
The Same Epistle Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope and Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Alexander Pope