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Before by death you never knowledge gain

DMI number:
16021
Poem Aliases
Davenant. Philosopher's Disquisition.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Before by death you never knowledge gain
Last Line:
I should grow bold and give to all access
Poem Genre / Form:
Extract / snippet from longer work and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Education
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Author:
Sir William Davenant
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Philosophers Disquisition directed to the Dying Christian. Works (1673): 326-334.
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First Line:
Before by death you never knowledge gain
Last Line:
And none when fear is past will supplicate
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Content/Publication
Title:
The British muse, or, a collection of thoughts moral, natural, and sublime, of our English poets: who flourished in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. [vol II] [T131617] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.146-148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir W. Davenant's Philosopher to the Christian
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant