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To vex and torture thy unmeaning brain

DMI number:
3426
First Line:
To vex and torture thy unmeaning brain
Last Line:
For anything entirely but an ass
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Septet / seven-line stanza, and Triplet
Themes:
Characters and Dunces
Related People
Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Love: Accepted (variant) Vieth (1968): 133.
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems by several hands. [ESTC R38820]
Page No(s):
pp. 111-3
Poem Title:
On a Poet Who Writ in the Praise of Satyr.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
A collection of poems viz the temple of death [T116471]
Page No(s):
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
On a Poet Who Writ in the Praise of Satyr.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
A collection of poems viz the temple of death [T116963]
Page No(s):
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
On a Poet who writ in the Praise of Satire.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
A collection of poems viz the temple of death [T124630]
Page No(s):
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
On a Poet Who Writ in the Praise of Satyr.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot