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Virtue is either lame or not at all

DMI number:
17163
Poem Aliases
Beaumont and Fletcher. Valentinian.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Fletcher. Valentinian.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Virtue is either lame or not at all
Last Line:
When it bars up the way to men's petitions
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Epigram, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Verse-drama
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts, Love, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
John Fletcher
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Valentinian Act 1 Scene 2. Bowers (1966-1996) IV.
Content/Publication
Title:
[vol. 3] The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries [vol III] [ECCO] [T131617]
Page No(s):
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher's Valentinian
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher