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Blind plaintiff lame defendant share

DMI number:
16897
First Line:
Blind plaintiff lame defendant share
Last Line:
And Magna Carta is a paper-kite
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Satire
Themes:
Social order[Beggars] and The law[Avarice]
Related People
Author:
Matthew Prior
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Wright and Spears I: 543; II: 988.
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First Line:
Blind plaintiff lame defendant share
Last Line:
The middle is the lawyer's fee
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellaneous works of his late excellency Matthew Prior [ECCO] [T75653]
Page No(s):
p.82
Poem Title:
Two Beggars Dsputing [sic] their Right to an Oyster they had Found; a Lawyer thus decides the Cause.
Attribution:
Matthew Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior