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With glittering beams and native glory bright

DMI number:
30943
First Line:
With glittering beams and native glory bright
Last Line:
On life or death a prison or a crown
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work, Imitation (in the style of...), and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Patriotism / glory of the British nation and Virtue / vice
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Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Possibly an extract w. variants from An Ode in Imitation of the Second ode of the Third Book of Horace ('How long enchanted Albion wilt thou lie'). Wright and Spears I: 112-122.
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Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
First Line:
Tis vice alone disturbs the human breast
Last Line:
On life or death a prison or a crown
Relationship:
Variant Of
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed