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Ask not the cause why sudden spring

DMI number:
17966
First Line:
Ask not the cause why sudden spring
Last Line:
To be the victim for mankind
Poem Genre / Form:
Sesta rima / ababcc and Song
Themes:
Nature and Sex / relations between the sexes
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Author:
John Dryden
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Calif. IV (1974): 421-2. [usually ¬ĎAsk not the cause why sullen spring'?
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Content/Publication
Title:
The fifth part of miscellany poems [ecco] [T117014]
Page No(s):
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
Song, to a Fair Young Lady, going out of the Town in the Spring.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden