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Tis well he's gone O had he never been

DMI number:
3679
First Line:
Tis well he's gone O had he never been
Last Line:
While here glad waves came dancing to the shore
Poem Genre / Form:
Satire
Themes:
Ancient history[Nero], Civil war / interregnum, Mythology, Politics, and War
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Author:
Sir William Godolphin
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Attributed in Beinecke Library: MS pb 110 Attributed in Essex Record Office D/DW/Z3 See Jeremy Treglown, 'Scepticism and Parody in the Restoration', The Modern Language Review 75 (1980), pp. 18-47, p. 42
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First Line:
Tis well he's gone o had he never been
Last Line:
While her glad waves came dancing to the shore
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A new collection of poems relating to state affairs [N5917]
Page No(s):
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's poem on Oliver's Death, called the Storm
Attribution:
Written by Sir W----- G----n.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol I] [T108847]
Page No(s):
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's Poem on Oliver's Death, called the Storm.
Attribution:
Written by Sir W----- G----n.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. I] [N12193 part 1]
Page No(s):
p.247-248
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's Poem on Oliver's Death, call'd, The Storm.
Attribution:
Written by Sir W----- G----n.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. I] [T144919]
Page No(s):
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's Poem on Oliver's Death, called the Storm.
Attribution:
Written by Sir W----- G----n.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
Title:
Poems on affairs of state [vol. I] [T144920 part 1]
Page No(s):
pp.247-248
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's Poem on Oliver's Death, call'd, The Storm.
Attribution:
Written by Sir W----- G----n.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
Title:
Poems on affairs of State: from the time of Oliver Cromwell to the abdication of K. James the second. [ESTC R26563]
Page No(s):
Poem Title:
An Answer to Mr. Waller's Poem on Oliver's Death, called the Storm.
Attribution:
Written by Sir W--- G---n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
Poetical recreations consisting of original poems songs odes &c with several new translations. [ESTC R7698]
Page No(s):
pp. 53-5
Poem Title:
Upon the Death of Oliver Cromwell. In Answer to Mr. W----'s Verses.
Attribution:
'By Mr. Godolphin.'
Attributed To:
Mr. Godolphin