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Two brethren thin called bone and skin

DMI number:
35150
First Line:
Two brethren thin called bone and skin
Last Line:
That flesh and blood won't bear it
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram and Quatrain abcb
Themes:
Poverty
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Author:
John Byrom
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XV: 245.
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Content/Publication
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.118
Poem Title:
On two Misers, Who monopolised the Corn at Manchester.
Attribution:
By Dr. Biron.
Attributed To:
John Byrom
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.118
Poem Title:
On two Misers, Who monopolised the Corn at Manchester.
Attribution:
By Dr. Biron.
Attributed To:
John Byrom