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Tis true to compliment the dead

DMI number:
1101
First Line:
Tis true to compliment the dead
Last Line:
Chained to the lofty wheels of his triumphant car
Poem Genre / Form:
Ode and Comic verse
Themes:
Manners and Crime
Related People
Author:
Samuel Butler
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Lamar (1928): 97-103.
Dedicatee:
Claude Duval
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Butler's poem is referenced in the ODNB entry for Duval.
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellany Poems. By several Hands. The Fifth Edition [Vol. II] [ECCO] [T5781]
Page No(s):
pp.255-264
Poem Title:
A Pindarick Ode. To the happy Memory of the most renown'd Du Val.
Attribution:
By the Author of Hudibras
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Oxford and Cambridge miscellany poems [T145730]
Page No(s):
pp.342-353
Poem Title:
A Pindarick Ode. To the happy Memory of the most renown'd Du Val.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Posthumous Works of Mr. Samuel Butler [?not Suarez?] [T80391] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.45-50
Poem Title:
A Burlesque Pindarick Ode, to the Memory of the most renown'd Claud. Du Val, the Highwayman.
Attribution:
Printed as 'The Remains of Mr. Samuel Butler'.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler