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Books much contribute to the public good

DMI number:
13795
First Line:
Books much contribute to the public good
Last Line:
Serve plain meat up and in uncovered plate
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Books
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Author:
Sir William Davenant
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from To the Earle of Monmouth. Upon his translation of Bentivoglio ('Those who could rule the ancient world with ease'). Works (1673): 316.
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