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When strife disturbs or sloth corrupts an age

DMI number:
38452
Poem Aliases
Beaux stratagem. Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
When strife disturbs or sloth corrupts an age
Last Line:
For fools are made for jests to men of sense
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Prologue
Themes:
Patriotism / glory of the British nation and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
George Farquhar
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Prologue to 'The Beaux Stratagem'. Farquhar (1711).
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection and selection of English prologues and epilogues [vol 3] [T145232] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.97
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Beaux Stratagem.
Attribution:
Farquar.
Attributed To:
George Farquhar
Title:
A Collection of the Most Celebrated Prologues Spoken at the Theatres of Drury-Lane and Lincolns-Inn. [N27805]
Page No(s):
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mr. WILKS, to the Comedy of The Beaux-Stratagem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [N64656] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.291-292
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Beaux Stratagem. Spoken by Mr. Wilks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T193665] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.291-292
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Beaux Stratagem. Spoken by Mr. Wilks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T70688] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.291-292
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Beaux Stratagem. Spoken by Mr. Wilks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed