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Court promises let wise men count them cursed

DMI number:
17341
Poem Aliases
Webster. White Devil. Act 5.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Court promises let wise men count them cursed
Last Line:
For while you live he that scores best pays worst
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Verse-drama
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts[Promises], Corruption, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
John Webster
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Gunby et al. (1995-2007): I, 234 (extract from 'The White Devil', Act 5, Scene 3).