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When knaves come to preferment they rise as

DMI number:
17304
Poem Aliases
Webster. White Devil. Act 2.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
When knaves come to preferment they rise as
Last Line:
Gallows are raised in the Low Countries one | Upon another's shoulders
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse, Epigram, Extract / snippet from longer work, Satire, and Verse-drama
Themes:
Corruption, Death[Gallows], Other countries[Netherlands / Low Countries], and Patronage
Related People
Author:
John Webster
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Gunby et al. (1995-2007): I, 172 (extract from 'The White Devil', Act 2, Scene 1).