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What need my Shakespeare for his honoured bones

DMI number:
17690
First Line:
What need my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Last Line:
That kings for such a tomb would wish to die
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
John Milton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Carey (1997): 126-127
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First Line:
What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Last Line:
That kings for such a tomb would wish to die
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A choice collection of poetry by the most ingenious men of the age [vol II] [T124643] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.40
Poem Title:
An old Epitaph on Shakespear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed