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When you alone so many and so great

DMI number:
42211
Poem Aliases
Horace. Epistles. Book 2 Epistle 1.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
When you alone so many and so great
Last Line:
In chandlers' shops at best but plums and spice
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Satire
Themes:
Critics / criticism, Glories of past ages, Gratitude, Manners, Poetry / literature / writing, and The monarchy (heads of state)[Emperor Augustus.]
Related People
Author:
Sir William Petty
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Harold F. Brooks, 'Contributors to Brome's Horace', Notes and Queries, 174 (1938), 200-1 (p. 200).
Translated from:
Horace
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The poems of Horace [ESTC R712]
Page No(s):
pp.372-382
Poem Title:
Epistle I. ... To Augustus. A Discourse of Poetry.
Attribution:
By Sir W. P.
Attributed To:
Sir William Petty