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Unhappy mortals on how fine a thread

DMI number:
6766
First Line:
Unhappy mortals on how fine a thread
Last Line:
Therefore let's live merrily while we can
Poem Genre / Form:
Epigram, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Carpe diem and Hopelessness / vanity of life
Related People
Author:
William Burnaby
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
See EEBO: William Burnaby, The satyr of Titus Petronius Arbiter, a Roman knight. With its fragments, recover'd at Belgrade. Made English by Mr. Burnaby of the Middle-Temple, and another hand (1694)
Translated from:
Petronius Arbiter
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of the best english poetry by several hands [vol II] [T71]
Page No(s):
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind; beginning, Heu Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The charms of liberty...to which is added epigrams, poems and satyrs [T30528]
Page No(s):
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind: beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The charms of liberty...to which is added epigrams. Poems and satyrs [T30527]
Page No(s):
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind; beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17788]
Page No(s):
p.261
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind, beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17789]
Page No(s):
p.261
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind, beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The works of T. Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T121188]
Page No(s):
p.261
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind, beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed