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What in this life that soon must end

DMI number:
9425
Poem Aliases
Horace's Odes. Book 2 Ode 16.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
What in this life that soon must end
Last Line:
No perfect good is to be found
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Complaint
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life
Related People
Author:
Thomas Otway
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from 'The Sixteenth Ode of the Second Book of Horace'. Chalmers (1810) VIII: 298.
Translated from:
Horace
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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Comments:
First Line:
What in this life which soon must end
Last Line:
No perfect good is to be found
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Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.148
Poem Title:
On Baneful Care.
Attribution:
Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.148
Poem Title:
On Baneful Care.
Attribution:
Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
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.148
Poem Title:
On Baneful Care.
Attribution:
Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway