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Britain whose genius is in verse expressed

DMI number:
10479
Poem Aliases
Waller. On Roscommon's Horace's art of poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Britain whose genius is in verse expressed
Last Line:
Bold and sublime but negligently dressed
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Edmund Waller
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Upon the Earl of Roscommon's Translation of Horace ('Rome was not better by her Horace taught'). Chalmers (1810) VIII: 69.
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):
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Waller, whose genius...in his verses before my Lord's translation of Horace's art of poetry tells us
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
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):
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Waller, whose genius...in his verses before my Lord's translation of Horace's art of poetry tells us
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller