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Can the deep statesman skilled in great design

DMI number:
33128
First Line:
Can the deep statesman skilled in great design
Last Line:
The wish that sighs for sublunary things
Poem Genre / Form:
Admonition, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death, Hopelessness / vanity of life, and Virtue / vice
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Author:
John Cunningham
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract (with variants) from 'An Elegy on a Pile of Ruins'. Chalmers (1810) XIV: 443-445.
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First Line:
In the full prospect yonder hill commands
Last Line:
The wish that sighs for sublunary things
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Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Miscellaneous poems. On religious, moral, and entertaining subjects: collected from the best English authors. [N4203] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
Stanzas on Death
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed