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Vain are our fondest hopes of bliss

DMI number:
34801
First Line:
Vain are our fondest hopes of bliss
Last Line:
Unmixed felicity shall find
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epitaph, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Death
Related People
Author:
Matthew Pilkington
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'Happiness'. Poems on Several Occasions (1731, ESTC T134719): 140-143.
Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol I] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.308
Poem Title:
On Joel Piercy, Aet. 73.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed