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Bold is the attempt in these licentious times

DMI number:
36115
First Line:
Bold is the attempt in these licentious times
Last Line:
With their strong floodgates bar the impetuous tide
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Satire
Themes:
Politics and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Falconer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Chalmers (1810) XIV: 415-420.
Content/Publication
Title:
The Caledoniad. A Collection of Poems, written chiefly by Scottish Authors. [Vol 2] [T130687] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.205-225
Poem Title:
The Demagogue.
Attribution:
By Mr. Faulkner, Author of the Shipwreck, Ode to the Duke of York, &c.
Attributed To:
William Falconer