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But should this muse harmonious numbers yield

DMI number:
10408
Poem Aliases
Buckingham. Essay on poetry.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
But should this muse harmonious numbers yield
Last Line:
Like goodly mountains till they reach the skies
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
John Sheffield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract w. variants from An essay on poetry. Chalmers (1810) X: 91-94.
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