Blacklight

While others boast their proud original

DMI number:
7916
Poem Aliases
Books of Plants. IV.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
While others boast their proud original
Last Line:
And thus his title to the crown defends
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Nature[Plants]
Related People
Author:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract ('Saffron') from 'Of Plants. Book IV.' Third part of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley, being his six books of plants (1689, ESTC R21164): 101-102. ODNB entry: 'Tate pursued his interest in translation with [...] a rendering of books 4 and 5 of Abraham Cowley's Six Books of Plants (1689)'.
Translated from:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Related Poems
First Line:
While others boast their high original
Last Line:
And thus his title to the crown defends
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Page No(s):
pp. 101-2
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. II). [EEBO] [R2177]
Page No(s):
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [T133360]
Page No(s):
pp.398-400
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate