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When we improve what has been writ before

DMI number:
9582
Poem Aliases
Roscommon. Essay on translated verse.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
When we improve what has been writ before
Last Line:
Invention labours less but judgment more
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
Wentworth Dillon
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Extract from An essay on translated verse. Chalmers (1810) VIII: 261-264.
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Last Line:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts [T61602]
Page No(s):
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From the Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
Title:
The agreeable variety. In two parts. [T61568]
Page No(s):
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From the Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
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.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From the Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon