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A manly wit a child's simplicity

DMI number:
17689
Poem Aliases
Pope. Epitaph on Gay.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A manly wit a child's simplicity
Last Line:
Striking their pensive bosoms here lies Gay
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epitaph
Themes:
Death and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Twickenham edition VI: 349-350.
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Content/Publication
Title:
A choice collection of poetry by the most ingenious men of the age [vol II] [T124643] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
On Mr. Gay
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope