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Well sounding verses are the charms we use

DMI number:
9551
Poem Aliases
Waller. On Roscommon's Horace's art of poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Well sounding verses are the charms we use
Last Line:
But they move more in lofty numbers told
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Edmund Waller
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Upon the Earl of Roscommon's Translation of Horace ('Rome was not better by her Horace taught'). Chalmers (1810) VIII: 69.
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First Line:
Rome was not better by her Horace taught
Last Line:
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Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The agreeable variety: being a miscellaneous collection in prose and verse from the works of the most celebrated authors [T61569]
Page No(s):
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
Title:
The Art of English Poetry (M-Z) [T136727]
Page No(s):
p.359
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wall.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller