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Where solid pains succeed our senseless joys

DMI number:
21636
First Line:
Where solid pains succeed our senseless joys
Last Line:
And short-lived pleasures pass like fleeting dreams
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Hopelessness / vanity of life
Related People
Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
LION: extract from Valentinian Act 5 Scene 5.
Content/Publication
Title:
Thesaurus Dramaticus [II] [B] [T134540] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.352
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Roch. Val.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot