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Twas dead of night when weary bodies close

DMI number:
30925
First Line:
Twas dead of night when weary bodies close
Last Line:
The strugling soul was loosed and life dissolved in air
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Death, Grief / sadness / melancholy, and Mythology[Dido]
Related People
Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Book IV, Aeneid. Calif. V (1998): 476-84.
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems for young ladies [N12188]
Page No(s):
pp.131-140
Poem Title:
The Death of Dido, from Virgil's Eneid, B.IV.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Poems for young ladies [reissue of T54977] [N12187]
Page No(s):
pp.139-148
Poem Title:
The Death of Dido, from Virgil's Eneid, B.IV.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Poems for young ladies [T173369]
Page No(s):
pp.130-140
Poem Title:
The Death of Dido, from Virgil's Eneid, B.IV.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
Poems for young ladies [T54977]
Page No(s):
pp.139-148
Poem Title:
The Death of Dido, from Virgil's Eneid, B.IV.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden