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Breathless almost we are at last got up

DMI number:
10473
Poem Aliases
Buckingham. Essay on poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Breathless almost we are at last got up
Last Line:
Succeed where Spenser and Torquato fail
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
John Sheffield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from An essay on poetry. Chalmers (1810) X: 91-94.
Related Poems
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Last Line:
Succeed where Torquato and our great Spenser fail
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (1721; T86917)
Page No(s):
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the noble author of the Essay
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The laws of poetry, as laid down by the Duke of Buckinghamshire in his Essay on poetry, by the Earl of Roscommon... and by the Lord Lansdowne. (N10409) [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the noble author of the Essay
Attributed To:
Not attributed