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Bold man of war the drift of thy designs

DMI number:
3584
First Line:
Bold man of war the drift of thy designs
Last Line:
Or S-----d should absolve him as a friend
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Topical satire
Themes:
Dunces and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Sir Richard Blackmore
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
The vol. was a response in favour of B, though most would only go as far as 'his supporters Discommendatory Verses' (ODNB), rather than attribute them to B himself.
Content/Publication
Title:
Discommendatory verses on those which are truly commendatory on the author of the two Arthurs [R29732]
Page No(s):
p.6
Poem Title:
To the Noble Captain, who was in a Damn'd Confounded Pet, because the Author of the Satyr against Wit, was pleas'd to Pray for his Friend, occasion'd by this Distich: His Mercy, not his Justice, made thee Knight, Which P---r may demand with equal Right.
Attribution:
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