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While yet he speaks her powers of life decay

DMI number:
31661
Poem Aliases
Pope. Odyssey. Book 23.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Homer. Odyssey. Book 23.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
While yet he speaks her powers of life decay
Last Line:
Hangs round her neck and speaks his joy in tears
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epic, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Ancient history, Death, Mythology, and Women / the female character
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from the Odyssey Book 23. Twickenham edition X.
Translated from:
Homer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol 2] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.266-267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Homer