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Wit bears so thin a crop this duller age

DMI number:
17525
Poem Aliases
Cibber. Love's Last Shift. Prologue.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Wit bears so thin a crop this duller age
Last Line:
For time that makes new fools may mend his hand
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Drama, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Prologue
Themes:
Dunces, Poetry / literature / writing, Theatre, and Wit
Related People
Author:
Colley Cibber
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Prologue to 'Love's Last Shift' (1702, ESTC T38714).
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection and selection of English prologues and epilogues [vol 3] [T145232] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Prologue To Love's Last Shift.
Attribution:
Cibber.
Attributed To:
Colley Cibber
Title:
A Second and Last Collection of the Most Celebrated Prologues and Epilogues Spoken at the Theatres of Drury-Lane and Lincoln's-Inn. [N21645]
Page No(s):
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of Love's Last Shift; or, Fool in Fashion.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A second and last collection of the most celebrated prologues and epilogues spoken at the theatres of Drury-Lane and Lincolns-Inn. [ESTC N27804] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
Spoken to the Comedy of Love's Last Shift; or, Fool in Fashion.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [N64656] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.288-289
Poem Title:
Prologue to Love's Last Shift, or, the Fool in Fashion...Spoken by Mr. Verbruggen.
Attribution:
Written by a Friend.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T193665] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.288-289
Poem Title:
Prologue to Love's Last Shift, or, the Fool in Fashion...Spoken by Mr. Verbruggen.
Attribution:
Written by a Friend.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The theatrical bouquet: containing prologues and epilogues from Colley Cibber to the present year. [T70688] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.288-289
Poem Title:
Prologue to Love's Last Shift, or, the Fool in Fashion...Spoken by Mr. Verbruggen.
Attribution:
Written by a Friend.
Attributed To:
Not attributed