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True wit like beauty triumphs over the heart

DMI number:
9596
First Line:
True wit like beauty triumphs over the heart
Last Line:
When more of nature's seen and less of art
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts
Related People
Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears I: 21 (extract from A Satire on the modern translators ('Since the united Cunning of the Stage').
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First Line:
Wit like beauty triumphs over the heart
Last Line:
When more of nature's seen and less of art
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Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
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.183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior