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Boast not a golden rain O Jove behold

DMI number:
12409
First Line:
Boast not a golden rain O Jove behold
Last Line:
Cupid descends in showers more rich than gold
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Distich, and Epigram
Themes:
Love and Mythology
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Author:
William Cartwright
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Probable variant of Love Tears ('Brag not a golden rain O Jove we see'). Chalmers (1810) VI: 523. Evans (1951): 478.
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First Line:
Boast not thy golden shower great Jove behold
Last Line:
Cupid descends in showers more rich than gold
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefixed, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [Vol. I] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
XXVII.
Poem Title:
Love-Tears.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix’d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry. [ESTC T41]
Page No(s):
CCXXXIV.
Poem Title:
Love-Tears.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The flowers of Parnassus: or, the Lady's Miscellany for the year M. DCC. XXXV [T124918]
Page No(s):
p.30
Poem Title:
Love-Tears.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed