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What is the reason none enjoy the state

DMI number:
25656
Poem Aliases
Horace. Satires. Book 1 Satire 1.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
What is the reason none enjoy the state
Last Line:
Lest you suspect that I'm turned Methodist
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Satire
Themes:
Money / wealth, The happy man / contentment, and Virtue / vice
Content/Publication
Title:
The Works of Horace in English by Mr. Duncombe, Sen. J. Duncombe, M.A. and Other Hands [Vol 3] [T52758] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.5-11
Poem Title:
Modernized by Isaac Pacatus Shard, Esq.
Attribution:
Satire I. To the Right Hon. John Earl of Corke and Orrery.
Attributed To:
Isaac Pacatus Shard
Title:
The Works of Horace in English by Several Hands [Vol 2] [T52759] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.71-81
Poem Title:
Satire I. Adapted to the Manners of the present Times...That all Men, especially the Covetous, are discontented with their Lot. Addressed to the Right Honourable The Earl of Corke and Orrery.
Attribution:
By I. P. Shard, Esq;
Attributed To:
Isaac Pacatus Shard