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But 'tis a kingdom wanting form and matter

DMI number:
5652
First Line:
But 'tis a kingdom wanting form and matter
Last Line:
Just like the moonshine in the water
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Philosophical enquiry
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Author:
John Taylor
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Extract and abridgement from Taylor's 'The praise, antiquity and commodity of beggary, beggars and begging' ('A beggar from an ancient house begins') (LION - variant text)
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First Line:
His mind to him a kingdom is
Last Line:
Just like the moonshine in the water
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenian sport: or two thousand paradoxes; with improvements from Boyle, Lock, Norris and other illustrious wits [T93435]
Page No(s):
p.524
Poem Title:
[no title]
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