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Be wise today tis madness to defer

DMI number:
37477
Poem Aliases
Young. Night Thoughts. Night 1.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Be wise today tis madness to defer
Last Line:
Soon close where passed the shaft no trace is found
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Age, Fate / fortune / providence, Time, and Virtue / vice
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Author:
Edward Young
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Night 1. Chalmers (1810) XIII: 420-423.
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